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A new method for exploring forest evolution: high-throughput DNA sequencing

De la détente à la production de bois en passant par de nombreux autres services écosystémiques, les forêts sont l’objet de nombreux enjeux notamment dans un contexte de changements globaux. Ouvrant de nouvelles perspectives pour comprendre l’évolution des peuplements forestiers et prédire leur devenir dans le cadre du changement climatique,

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Trees China

China is mobilizing 60,000 soldiers against pollution. Mission: planting trees

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China has an air pollution problem. Very serious. The Chinese people are suffocating under pollution and serious illnesses can be counted in the millions. A veritable hecatomb against which the government wants to use all the means at its disposal. Among them, the use of the army to plant trees to improve the quality of the air...

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Wetland walks

  What if we went for a walk through marshes, bogs, lagoons, salt marshes and other wetlands that are known to harbour great biological diversity and richness? Their essential role in the proper functioning of ecosystems, and the provision of services they provide such as combating global warming.

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The Academy of Sciences sounds the alarm on biodiversity

Large mammals, forests or micro-organisms... climate change heralds uncertain times for animals and plants, the French Academy of Sciences said in a report published on Monday, which reminds us that this biodiversity is necessary for mankind. The global warming observed in the 20th century is already affecting all species of plants and animals," said the French Academy of Sciences in a report published on Monday.

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The intelligence of trees: another world, a new look at the forest

On September 27th, the documentary film "L'intelligence des arbres", based on the bestseller by Peter Wohlleen, a German forester, is released in France. It tells us how the tree society is organized. The scientists' discoveries about the exchange of food and information between the trees of a forest show a real mutual help, a real exchange of ideas, a real exchange of information between the trees of a forest.

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Mass extinction: what next?

Since the death of the dinosaurs, life on Earth has never known such deadly pressure. We have indeed entered what scientists call the sixth great extinction. And humans may well be among the victims, according to a recent study. An extinction like this means the loss of one of the world's most important

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urban farming

Avis aux jardiniers parisiens : l’agriculture urbaine récompensée !

Avis aux jardiniers parisiens ! Les trophées de l’agriculture urbaine récompensent petits et grands potagers de la capitale : Associations, entreprises, start-ups, jardins partagés conseils de quartiers et collectifs toutes les plantations sont invitées à concourir à cette grande compétition, à une seule et unique condition : que le projet

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To clean seas and oceans, swim!

250 swimmers met on the occasion of the Elbe Swimming Relay, the "Elbschwimmstaffel", the largest swimming relay in Germany to date organized for clean water and the environment. The message: "The ocean starts here! Protecting the seas and oceans

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