How insect invaders are threatening Rome’s iconic pines

How insect invaders are threatening Rome’s iconic pines

Rome's majestic umbrella pines are as much part of the landscape as the ruins and cobbled streets, but they are under threat from a tiny insect invader -- the pine tortoise scale.

Hot weather brings plagues of insects to Sardinia and northern Italy

Hot weather brings plagues of insects to Sardinia and northern Italy

Ticks infest Italy’s most famous art gallery

Ticks infest Italy’s most famous art gallery

Wasps and worms off the menu in Milan

Wasps and worms off the menu in Milan