On 3rd June the ‘Verde Ambiente’ ecology prize award ceremony took place at the council chambers in Sorrento, near Naples. Italian senator Guido Pollice, president of environmental charity VAS Onlus and founding president of the Italian Green Cross, was also present.

Carla Benelli, a member of the ATS pro Terra Sancta family, received the prize in recognition of her work as an international co-ordinator of the salvage and improvement works being carried out at the site, as well as her involvement with the local community at the village of Sabastiya.