Our future is at the bottom of the ocean

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Terra incognita still exist on our planet. The bottom of the oceans is one of them, and it's a big one. In a special issue of the journal Science published on May 22, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers has mapped the extraordinary biodiversity of a wide range of marine organisms. From some of the 35

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biodiversity

Doctor bees detect diseases

Doctor bees detecting diseases will be the heroines of the Hypervital exhibition at the Saint-Etienne International Design Biennial, via Susana Soares, designer. Scientists have proven that the classic bees - Apis mellifera - have an extraordinary sense of smell. It is even easy to train bees to

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climate and planet

Biodiversity at a Glance

The third 2014 Environmental Conference held on 27 and 28 November in Paris announced that "the fight against climate change will be declared a great national cause for 2015" by the Prime Minister in his closing speech. The United Nations Climate Conference opened its

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acoustic ecology

The beauty of the world on tap

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Half the sounds of nature have disappeared in fifty years. However, resistance fighters are taking care to listen, record, preserve and broadcast the endangered sounds. This is why, according to the terraeco.net article. How many natural sounds do you hear every day? How long has it been since a pretty noise interrupted your

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Taking into account the bee's environment to better assess the risk of insecticides

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A study coordinated by INRA and associating ACTA, CNRS and ITSAP-Institut de l'abeille shows that the degree of sensitivity of bees to the undesirable effects of pesticides varies according to environmental conditions. The researchers observed that an insecticide of the neonicotinoid family disrupts their ability to find their way around,

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Metatron, a nature in cages

The Metatron is a unique instrument in the world. It is a CNRS experimental ecology station located in Moulis (Commune of Caumont) in the Ariège region of France, which allows the study of the evolution of species in the face of climate change. Jean Clobert, its director, and various researchers who work there, explain the experiments currently being carried out.

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