#ressources naturelles

To the great evils, the great cures

The scale and speed of the Covid 19 disaster must force us to rethink our societies. As after every disruptive event, our social fundamentals, our value systems and our production methods are being profoundly questioned. Today, this health crisis must

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Water as heritage

Water is a common good, a natural heritage, one of the most essential, if not the most essential to human life, which must be managed to ensure its sustainability. What is less well known is that access to drinking water is based on a scientific and technical heritage, developed and maintained over the years.

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agroforestry

Trees to the rescue of biodiversity and agricultural yields

World specialists in agroforestry, an ancestral practice associating trees and crops that has been abandoned for several decades in favour of intensive agriculture, are meeting in congress this week to discuss ecological solutions to the agri-food challenge. Until May 23, researchers, farmers, scientists, political and economic decision-makers from some 100 countries are meeting,

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La Hague

Nuclear Saturation

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In one to two years, French power plants will no longer know where to store their irradiated fuel The huge pools at La Hague (Manche), where irradiated fuel in French nuclear power plants is cooled, are approaching saturation which could gradually block all French reactors, warns the Institut de Radioprotection et de

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design ,thinking

When design renews recycling

Océplast, a player highly committed to eco-responsible plastics processing, specialising in outdoor composite furnishings, has embarked on a design thinking approach. With the help of a design agency, the Vendée-based company has rethought its entire product range. A look back at a still unusual experience in an industrial environment.  

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biens communs

Le bien commun crée son université

  Les ressources naturelles indispensables à la vie devraient être considérées comme biens communs de l’humanité accessibles sans exclusions possibles, à protéger de toute forme de spéculation, de pollution, de surexploitation. Or l’actuel système de gouvernance de la planète paraît en être à l’opposé même. Le 14 octobre prochain commencera

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