Presentation of the book by Giannandrea Mencini for Kellerman Editore (2023) entitled Bioadversity. The vice of monocultures in the highlands. In this volume the author embarks on a new journey in the High Lands to investigate the loss of biodiversity in Italy due to the proliferation of intensive farming. A dialogue with various protagonists to understand the diffusion of Prosecco in the north-east, of apple orchards in the Val di Non, of hazelnut orchards in Central Italy, reporting accurate testimonies on the environmental, health and biodiversity consequences caused by the spread of monocultures in our country. Not only negative aspects, but also virtuous and successful stories ranging from Veneto to Upper Molise passing through Lazio, demonstrating that diversified and sustainable agriculture is also possible, based on respect for the territory and its rural history. Together with the author, Nicola Pellicani, journalist of the GEDI group, and Renato Frigo, President of CAI Veneto, intervene.