deforestation

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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biodiversity

Monkeys in Davos

In the recent past, two announcements deserve to be compared and commented on. The first is the prediction of the near disappearance of apes from the planet within 25 to 50 years. The second is the fear of an "end of globalization" expressed in Davos by various supporters of free trade, including

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biodiversity

The forest makes rain and sunshine

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Boreal, temperate, tropical or equatorial, the forest is an essential ecosystem on the continents, a place of refuge for fauna and flora. Of the 2 million known species on Earth, more than half live in a tropical forest. However, the forest is going through difficult times, between deforestation and

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