Driving change in the world
The overall goal is to bring partners together to address the region’s most critical social and environmental issues – rising sea-levels, marine ecosystem degradation and desertification – worsened by overfishing, inadequate waste management and climate change.
Explore the locations below, the issues that they face, and the legacy projects Veloce are supporting to help!
The event is held at the Army Training area at Capo Teulad in Sulcis-Iglesiente, an historic area situated in the south-west of the island.
The Teulada route provides a blank canvas for the course which will measure around three kilometres, a completely contrasting landscape to the previous round, providing a harder compact surface with many rocks and bushes plus riverbeds that crack due to the heat.
Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Scotland is located in the northern part of the United Kingdom, and is known for its unique and diverse environment. Scotland's landscape includes rugged mountains, rolling hills, deep valleys, and stunning coastline. The country is home to numerous lochs, rivers, and forests, including the famous Caledonian Forest, which is one of the few remaining ancient woodlands in Europe. Scotland also has a rich and varied wildlife population, with species such as red deer, golden eagles, otters, and seals found across the country.However, Scotland's environment is not without its challenges, including issues related to climate change, land use, and biodiversity loss, which are being addressed through a range of conservation efforts and sustainable
Neom, Saudi Arabia
NEOM is a region in northwest Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea with long beaches, valleys and deserts cradled by mountains all located in northwest Saudi Arabia with breathtakingly diverse terrain, this unique geographical location enjoys a temperate climate. Cool winds from the Red Sea creates more desirable temperatures – on average around 10°C cooler than surrounding areas.Scenic snowcapped mountains reaching up to 2,500m, with views across the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea with more than 450 km of coastline and spectacular islands.
Antofagasta is a port city and regional capital in a mining area in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert. It's known for its copper production. North of the city on the Pacific coast is the Monumento Natural La Portada. This huge natural arch just offshore is home to gulls, pelicans and sometimes seals and dolphins.