Henry James, Eric Chevillard, Benjamin Stora … The selection of “Libé” books

Princess Casamassima, by Henry James, translated from English by François-René Daillie reviewed by Annick Duperray. Edition of Annick Duperray. Gallimard, “Folio Classique”, 928 pp., € 11.40. It was on his walks in London that Henry James, born American in 1843 and died English in 1916, must to have written Princess Casamassima published in 1886, political […]

“The coronavirus crisis is an ecological crisis”

Everyday, find the Green thread, the environment meeting of Release. Serge Morand is a health ecologist, research director at CNRS and CIRAD and teaches at the Faculty of Tropical Medicine in Bangkok, Thailand. For him, it is urgent to preserve genetic diversity in nature and agriculture to avoid the multiplication of pandemics. Several species of […]

Tropical forests capture less CO2

In normal times, tropical forests represent 50% of the global capacity for carbon capture by the leaves of trees, via photosynthesis: during the day, with the energy of the sun, the water absorbed by the roots and the CO2 captured in the air, the plant makes sugars (carbohydrates) to grow, and releases oxygen. At night, […]

The relics of the oldest forest in the world

The oldest fossil forest has so far been located in eastern United States, Gilboa, in northern New York State. It is around 385 million years old (average Devonian). But after ten years of study by an international team (1), a new site was discovered in the same region, near the city of Cairo, at the […]

What to buy in case of quarantine? – Telemundo New York (47)

NEW YORK – The concern on the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, has dominated the headlines of the news as the outbreak continues to increase worldwide. The confirmed cases in the United States continue to increase and many are already preparing for the possibility of school and business closures, greater restrictions on trip and even […]

Manila’s Arroceros park has been declared a permanent forest park

Gigie Cruz, News / ABS-CBN files MANILA – Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso signed an order Tuesday to declare Arroceros Park, nicknamed the last lung of Manila, as a permanent forest park. Domagoso signed the ordinance n. 8607, declaring the piece of land along Arroceros Street, formerly known as “DECS property”, as a permanent […]

The leaders who cut down their own forest | International

There are leaders who surround themselves with the best and others who opt for the loyal; leaders who build bridges and others who build strengths; leaders who encourage the growth of relays and others who cut everything that stands out around them. These dichotomies in the interpretation of leadership thoroughly mark European politics these days. […]

The 10 species of newly discovered birds that will disappear in 20 years | Science

Frank E. Rheindt, researcher of the department of biological sciences of the National University of SingaporeHe traveled to the Wallacea Islands on his own to observe birds. During that 2009 expedition, the scientist discovered new birds that he did not know. Four years later, he went with his team to collect all the information and […]