Coronavirus: the boomerang effect of the degradation of biodiversity

Published on : 04/09/2020 – 12:43 HIV, Sras, Zika, Ebola, Coronavirus … 60% of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses and for several decades they have multiplied! In question: deforestation, industrial farming, intensification of agriculture, rapid transport over long distances of living organisms … The coronavirus pandemic was predictable, how to limit the next? Guests :– […]

Coronavirus, climate, financial crisis … and if the key was autonomy?

Published on : 04/02/2020 – 13:52Modified : 04/02/2020 – 13:55 More than half of humanity is now confined. Long before the coronavirus crisis, men and women made the choice to break away from a system they believed to be deadlocked. Alone, with family or in a group, they are reinventing our relationship with food, energy, […]

Cape Verde: tracking down the drop of water against drought

Published on : 03/27/2020 – 13:16 The history of this archipelago of 500,000 inhabitants located 500 km west of Senegal is punctuated by deadly famines due to the drought. Today, even if the country imports 80% of its food, more than half of Cape Verdeans live on agriculture. The sustainable management of the smallest drop […]

Coronavirus: revealing a system in crisis

Published on : 03/26/2020 – 11:52 Ultra-globalized logistics chains, (too) interdependent economies, social inequalities, a fragile financial system, the relationship to our material needs … The Coronavirus exposes the flaws of our modernity. Will this crisis be an opportunity to rethink our relationship with the world? To make the foundations of an ecological transition emerge […]

Costa Rica: an inspiring model of ecotourism

Published on : 03/12/2020 – 23:57 1.5 billion people travel to discover a new country each year. A figure that increases by 5% per year, according to the World Tourism Organization. A financial windfall for the host countries, but at what cost? To avoid the degradation of landscapes and allow local populations to benefit from […]

Costa Rica: Corcovado Park, full-scale tourism!

Published on : 03/12/2020 – 15:59 Difficult to access, the Corcovado is one of the wildest and most preserved parks in Costa Rica. Located in the south-west of the country, on the Osa peninsula, its 426 km2 of land and 55km2 of sea contains 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity. Its access and the number of […]

Trafficking in endangered species is doing well, thank you!

Published on : 03/06/2020 – 12:48Modified : 03/06/2020 – 16:20 While scientists are alerting us to the accelerated disappearance of biodiversity, reading The Atlas of the Endangered Species Business that the Robin des Bois Association has just published, published by Arthaud, is chilling. Elephants, rhinos, tigers, donkeys, turtles, pangolins, butterflies, fish … the business of […]

Senegal: looting of fish intensifies

Published on : 03/05/2020 – 12:51Modified : 03/05/2020 – 16:22 In Senegal, where the waters are full of fish, fishing represents the first export sector that supports the lives of more than 600,000 people. So when Europeans and Chinese set up their greedy fishmeal factories on the coast and factory ships offshore, the consequences are […]

Éric de Kermel: joyful ecology to make you want to act

Published on : 02/28/2020 – 16:34Modified : 02/28/2020 – 17:10 Éric de Kermel, editorial director of Terre sauvage, author of L’abédécaire de l’écologie joyeuse, published by Bayard, and Mon coeur contre la terre, published by Eyrolles comments on environmental news: – Joshua Aruna, Provincial President of the Environmental Civil Society in South Kivu alerts us […]

Green Blood: behind the scenes of the mining industry

Published on : 02/27/2020 – 19:10 For the first time, 45 journalists from around the world, from around thirty media, have decided to collaborate to resume the investigations left unfinished by their colleagues threatened or killed for having denounced the impact of mines on health and the environment . Filmed like a thriller, the documentary […]