Coronavirus: Are wild animals in danger?

On April 5, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that a tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City was found to test positive for COVID-19, along with six other tigers and lions, with symptoms consistent with the disease. This detection of the new coronavirus in a wild animal is an important step in the fight against the disease.

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Seed release

Advocacy for seed release

Since the end of the Second World War, and especially since 1981, a situation rent had been set up for the benefit of a club of a few agrochemical and agricultural giants such as Bayer and Monsanto, under the pretext of "ensuring security for users",

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Should the Amazon be reforested?

While the flames are far from being brought under control and the fires continue to ravage the forests in the Amazon (but also in Central Africa, Siberia and Indonesia), there are already a growing number of announcements and initiatives to prepare for the "aftermath". This article by Yann Laurans, Frédéric Amiel and

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River

Pesticides, urban and industrial discharges, microparticles... The toxic cocktail of French rivers

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Everything can be found in French rivers and streams: from pesticides widely used in agriculture to urban and industrial discharges, from organic compounds left over from our activities to the micropollutants and microparticles in our atmosphere. It's an unsavoury cocktail, a large part of which has not yet been identified and of which we don't know what it is.

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biodiversity

How can we save biodiversity?

Last July, just over a year ago, the UN Panel on Biodiversity (IPBES) painted a chilling picture of the decline of species and biodiversity across the planet, which threatens the very survival of humanity itself. In the aftermath, President Emmanuel Macron announced that

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agroforestry

Trees to the rescue of biodiversity and agricultural yields

World specialists in agroforestry, an ancestral practice associating trees and crops that has been abandoned for several decades in favour of intensive agriculture, are meeting in congress this week to discuss ecological solutions to the agri-food challenge. Until May 23, researchers, farmers, scientists, political and economic decision-makers from some 100 countries are meeting,

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