#Amazonia

The Amazon, myths and realities

::: 19/02 – À l’occasion de la remise du prix Sophie Barluet, décerné par le Centre national du livre, Books vous invite à une soirée-débat sur l’Amazonie le 19 février, de 18h15 à 21h30. La discussion sera animée par Olivier Postel-Vinay avec le lauréat et la géographe Martine Droulers sur

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Deforestation

These French banks that finance the destruction of the world's forests

According to data analysed by the NGO Global Witness, between 2013 and 2019, the French financial sector financed five of the six most harmful agro-industrial companies directly or indirectly involved in deforestation activities in the world's three most important tropical forests, namely the Brazilian Amazon, the Amazon Basin and the Amazonian Basin.

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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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Amazon Fire

When the forest burns

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Amazonia, Equatorial Africa, Siberia, California... The world's forests are going through a dark period in these troubled times of climate change. And suddenly a new term appears on the scene: we talk about big fires, mega-fires. The forest fires that used to punctuate Mediterranean summers seem small, derisory...

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