environment protection

High seas, what's at stake?

Sources d’enjeux économiques, sociaux et environnementaux, les océans sont menacés. Le Museum national d’Histoire naturelle organise une rencontre le lundi 16 décembre, à 19h, sur le thème « Haute mer, quels enjeux ? » Depuis le milieu du XXe siècle, les activités humaines en haute mer n’ont cessé de se développer et les

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Ulva

In order not to see it fall into the hands of oligarchs, some inhabitants buy up their island.

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The small island of Ulva, the pearl of Scotland with pristine beaches, has been bought by five of its six inhabitants who feared it would fall into the hands of tycoons from Russia or the Middle East, a local organisation said Friday. The announcement had made more than one dream. For sale:

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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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plastic bags

The end of disposable plastic bags

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The decree putting an end to disposable plastic bags is published today in the official gazette. This text gives substance to the Ministry of Ecology's ambition to reduce the considerable environmental impacts linked to the production and distribution of these bags. The ban was foreseen in the

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COP21

COP21: An historic agreement... and now?

Adopté par 195 délégués présents au Bourget, l’accord de Paris sur le climat est le premier accord global jamais adopté sur le sujet.  D’autant qu’il fallait encore arriver à concilier des intérêts aussi antagonistes que ceux de l’Inde, de la Chine, de l’Arabie Saoudite, du Nicaragua et des Kiribati, des

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