The Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund (AIPF) helps preserve the exceptional beauty and natural value of the Aeolian Islands, currently threatened by tourism development and by the over-exploitation of natural resources.
To this end the AIPF raise money from people from all around the world who care about the future of the Aeolian Islands. We use funds raised to support environmental and sustainable initiatives, carried out by organizations and associations already present in Sicily and in Italy. AIPF is an initiative started by friends of the Aeolian Islands, who want to give this fragile ecosystem the protection it deserves.

The Aeolian sea: treasures and threats




In recent years, public concern about environmental issues in Aeolian Islands has grown, and we all need to do some efforts to change the islands unsustainable growth patterns. Environmental organizations in Sicily and in
Italy can do an excellent work, but with very limited resources. Now is the time to support them and to capitalise on the growing public interest in green issues. Participation in the AIPF represents a unique opportunity to get personally engaged, and to make a diference to the future of the Aeolian Islands. AIPF has ambitious yet realistic plans for the future.


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Questo è il logo per identificare i pescatori di Salina e Stromboli che hanno aderito al progetto sulla pesca sostenibile con Blue Marine Foundation e firmato il codice di buona condotta. 🐟
This is the logo to identify the fishermen in Salina and Stromboli who joined the project for sustainable fishery with Blue Marine Foundation and signed the code of conduct. 🐟
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I partecipanti al nostro corso di muri a secco all'opera e qualche amico speciale a fare compagnia. 💚
The participants to our dry stone walls course in action and some special friends joining them. 💚
Dotteolie #weloveterraces
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Vi aspettiamo numerosi all'incontro aperto a tutti "Il Paesaggio Terrazzato delle Isole Eolie: Scelte per il futuro" al Gattopardo Park Hotel a Lipari sabato 21 Aprile alle ore 18. Domenica 22 alle ore 10:30 invece, partirà la passeggiata informativa a Panarea verso il villaggio preistorico "Il Paesaggio Terrazzato a Panarea: Quale futuro?", in occasione della Giornata Mondiale della Terra. 🌍

We look forward to seeing you all saturday 21st of April, 6 pm, at Gattopardo Park Hotel in Lipari for the event "The terraced landscape of the Aeolian Islands: Choises for the future" and sunday 22nd of April, 10:30 am for the informative walk "The terraced landscape in Panarea: What future?" to celebrate the International Earth Day. 🌍

#EarthDay2018 Dotteolie #muriasecco #weloveterraces
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Inizia oggi il primo corso di muri in pietra a secco a Lipari, da noi finanziato. Le Eolie hanno un patrimonio paesaggistico unico, ricco di terrazzamenti (l'area più ricca in Sicilia) che preservano la biodiversitá, alcuni risalenti a 5000 anni fa e spesso in stato di abbandono. Ne abbiamo parlato con Dotteolie, Museo Archeologico di Lipari e Associazione Nesos - trekking & natura . 🌿
The first dry stone walls course that we funded, starts today. The Aeolians have a unique landscape heritage, rich of terraces (the richest area in Sicily) preserving biodiversity, some dating back to 5000 years ago, often in a state of deterioration. It has been discussed with DottEolie, Archeological Museum of Lipari and Nesos Association. 🌿
#biodiversity #landscape #weloveterraces
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