A protective mask thrown to the ground

Coronavirus: Masks and Gloves Found in Seven Major European Rivers

POLLUTION: Scientists say there is a cause for concern for the environment as many more masks and gloves are likely already at sea A lot of protective masks and gloves were found in seven major European rivers last month, said Sunday a spokesman of the Tara Foundation, warning about the danger of the pollution from microplastics linked to the […]

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From autumn 2020, Ikea will sell “turnkey” solar panels in partnership with the Voltalia group.

In Ikea Stores, We Will Soon be Able to Buy Solar Panels

Ikea will sell solar panels in its 34 French stores by the end of 2020. The brand has joined forces with the Voltalia group, an expert in this field. In Swedish, the solar panel is called “Solpanel”. It is not yet known whether Ikea will name its future product in this way, but it will soon be necessary to get […]

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In Brazil, record deforestation in the Amazon since January

Brazil: Record Deforestation in the Amazon since January

GREEN LUNG: According to official data: 1,202 km2 of forest disappeared in brazil during the first four months of this year, 55% more than during the same period of 2019 Pessimism is in order regarding the Amazon. Figures indeed suggest a new dark year for the largest tropical forest in the world. According to official data published on Friday, deforestation thus […]

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The neonicotinoids, present in many phytosanitary products, attack the brains of larvae and baby bees.

Pesticides Would Cause Irreversible Damage to Bees’ Brains

A scientific study has revealed that the pesticides to which adult bees are exposed cause brain retardation, not without consequence, in their offspring. We know that bees are the first victims of pesticides. And that, even before their birth. According to a study published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the Royal Society, the simple fact that an adult bee is exposed to phytosanitary […]

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Antarctica marine sanctuaries fail to protect penguins and whales

Antarctica Marine Sanctuaries: New Failure to Protect Penguins and Whales

The fragile marine ecosystems of Antarctica are the subject of a project of large marine sanctuaries. But not everyone agrees. An international initiative to create large marine sanctuaries around Antarctica to mitigate the effects of climate change and protect fragile marine ecosystems has failed for the eighth consecutive year, blocked by China and Russia. The proposal was presented […]

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Greta Thunberg refuses an award for the environment

Planet: Greta Thunberg Refuses an Award for the Environment

PLANET: For the young activist, Greta Thunberg, the climate movement needs, above all, that the leaders in power begin to “listen” to science. Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday refused an environmental award, saying the climate movement did not need a prize, but that ruling officials are beginning to “listen” to “science”. The girl, who rallied millions of people […]

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Diesel, petrol, electric ...: the purchase of a car can turn into the puzzle

Diesel, Petrol or Electric? When the Car Purchase Turns into a Puzzle

If the market for diesel vehicles collapses, that of petrol remains highly taxed, and that of the electric is still too expensive. This confuses many motorists for their next car purchase. Diesel? Decried for its pollutant emissions. Petrol? Taxed for its CO2 emissions. Electric? Too expensive. Many motorists do not know which car to buy for their next car […]

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Carlsberg presented on October 11 two prototypes of paper beer bottles.

Carlsberg Tests the Paper Beer Bottle

Like the Danish brewery Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, The Absolut Company and L’Oréal also aim to advance sustainable packaging. No more glass and metal, instead of cardboard. The Danish company Carlsberg has unveiled two new prototypes of “paper bottle”, the first in the world according to them for beer. Made from sustainable wood fiber, the packaging would be 100% organic and fully recyclable. A concept […]

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A Nobel Peace Prize for Greta Thunberg? Bookmakers Believe in it, Experts Sceptical 1

A Nobel Peace Prize for Greta Thunberg? Bookmakers Believe in it, Experts Sceptical

At bookmakers the 16-year-old, Greta Thunberg is a favourite. Nobel Peace Prize specialists are more sceptical. Greta Thunberg wearing the laurels of peace? The young Swedish spokesperson for the fight against climate change is the bookmaker’s favourite for the Nobel Peace Prize, but the experts are wary. Already recognized by the “Right Livelihood Nobel” and an Amnesty International Award, the 16-year-old girl […]

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In Toulouse, the first "100% electric bus line" soon commissioned to the airport

Toulouse: The First “100% Electric Bus Line” Soon Commissioned to the Airport

At the latest, the beginning of December 2019 that the first 100% electric buses from Toulouse will circulate on the shuttle bus line of the airport. They will be coloured “copper” – the historic conductor of electricity – and they will soon be circulating in the streets of Toulouse. The first 100% electric buses in […]

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