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Communicating the Environment to Save the Planet: A Journey into Eco-Communication

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By: Maurizio Abbati(Author)

440 pages, 178 colour & 3 b/w Illustrations


Hardback | Jun 2018 | #240424 | ISBN-13: 9783319760162
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Communicating the Environment to Save the Planet, based on authoritative sources and reports, links Environmental Communication to different fields of competence: environment, sustainability, journalism, mass media, architecture, design, art, green and circular economy, public administration, big event management and legal language. The manual offers an undiscovered point of view on the scientifically based matter, as specified in the biography and list of websites at the end of each chapter. Communicating the Environment to Save the Planet project is based on a theoretical-practical approach giving the reader qualified best practices, case studies and 22 exclusive interviews with professionals. A fluent style of writing drives the reader into specific details, enriching his knowledge without boring him. Consequently, it offers an excellent preparatory and interdisciplinary academic tool addressed to IGCSE or university students, as well as professionals.


1. The Environmental Communication under the magnifying lens
2. Journalism and Environment: two opposed trends which attract each other
3. Which shades of "green" are the new Nets of communication disseminating?
4. Communicating the Environment at the state of art
5. Communicating the Environment in the Green and Circular Economy
6. Communicating the Environment is a "public right and duty"
7. Eco-communication: environmental management, big events and legal eco-language


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Born in Bologna in 1977, Maurizio Abbati first attended Liceo Classico (Classical High School) and in 2000 he graduated in Law at the University Alma Mater Studiorum of Bologna, with an experimental thesis in International Commercial Law and Maritime Navigation prepared at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London and University of Southampton. He got two Second Level Masters' degrees in International Relations and Environment and Sustainable Development. Between 2002 and 2006 he attended workshops in some of the most famous academic centres in Europe: The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics IIIEE - Lund (Sweden); Universite de Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines - Paris (France); Sykli School of Environment - Helsinki (Finland); Centro de Estudios Ambientales del Mediterraneo (CEAM) - Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain). This academic track led him to his professional career as European Manager of the Environmental and Social Sustainability, Project Manager and Auditor ISO 14001.

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