History on stradiuarius violins dating in the 1800s
Celebrated German explorer Alexander von Humboldt was born 250 years ago.
Far ahead of his time, he warned of the critical importance of protecting nature.
The average temperature in the country has risen 0.1 Celsius degrees more than elsewhere in Europe, although it's not clear why Italy is warming more.
The effects are being felt across the country, not just in the singing woods.
The guild has contracted a local woodworking company to collect fallen trees and saw them into pieces so they can be used to make instruments.
"Besides that, they are planting new trees at the moment. Still, forester Kovacs says planting trees won't help instrument-makers in the short-term.
Could a "meat tax" cut consumption and help do what needs to be done to fight climate change?Now Germany's president is following in his footsteps.