During the night between 12 and 13 November 2019 Venice faced one of the most serious emergencies ever experienced. The high tide reached 187 centimeters, making it the second highest ever after the famous “Acqua Granda” of 1966. More than 85% of the city was submerged and the estimated cost for Venice was €1bn.
According to a large study by the American non-profit organization Climate Central, Venice will end up underwater by 2050.
Era Mare it’s a book published by bruno with words by Francesca Seravalle, in a spirit of solidarity with the Venetian inhabitants who were damaged from the floods between 12 and 28 November 2019.
The proceeds were donated to Do.Ve cultural association, a network of commercial activities and private citizens involved in the preservation and valorization of a large area of the Dorsoduro district.