The publication on the Marcite "History of an ancient peasant invention that speaks of the future of Italian agriculture" is online !! You can download italian version here!!
The naturalness of an ecosystem depends from the full expression of the potential habitats and faunal/floristic alike: this expression, which means the biodiversity, is determined by the number of species compared to the native ones in that geographical area, as well as by the health condition of the relative populations.
In fact, the enrichment of biodiversity inside the Park of Ticino is the main goal of the project LIFE Biosource.