Alexandre Aget

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Threats from the Far North Melting Arctic is a time bomb for the planet and human health

Threats from the Far North

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On May 29th, the tank of a Russian mining group installed on the frozen ground of Arctic Siberia saw its pillars break, releasing 21,000 tons of diesel into the wilderness. The cause of this ecological disaster is attributed to the melting of the permafrost, the permanently frozen ground.

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How technology perpetuates racism

Today, the United States is crumbling under the weight of two pandemics: coronavirus and police brutality. Both are causing physical and psychological violence. Both kill and disproportionately injure black and brown people. And both are driven by the technology that we are designing, redirecting...

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Covid-19: Is it over or not?

Covid-19: Is it over or not?

Resuscitation, death, contamination... Almost 15 days after deconfinement, these indicators are rather positive. However, the authorities judge that it is too early to draw conclusions. And this, despite the opinion of scientists who no longer hesitate to say that the Covid-19 epidemic is behind us. Especially since there is news

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The invisible pandemic

The invisible pandemic

Everyone will be exposed to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) coronavirus 2, and most people will be infected. Johan Giesecke, the epidemiologist behind Sweden's non-containment strategy, explains in an article published in the medical journal The Lancet the value of choosing herd immunity in his country. He

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It's time to dream of another world...

It's time to dream of another world...

The world is facing a tragedy like no other. It would be legitimate to think, as a result, that our horizons are clouded and more uncertain than ever. On the contrary, many people are taking advantage of this moment when time, and everyone's lives, are like

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