May 28, 2022

Pesticides weaken biodiversity

Extensive expertise takes stock of the use of phytosanitary products on ecosystems in France. Traces of it can be found 3000 meters deep under the ...
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One in five reptile species endangered

DECRYPTION – A global inventory draws up an alarming inventory of populations of turtles, crocodiles and snakes. They are less popular than koalas or pandas, ...
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The devastating impact of urbanization on terrestrial wildlife

DECRYPTION – The American Scientific Journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences publishes a study on the links between cities and biodiversity. The global ...
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Marine protected areas, not very effective against accidental captures

DECRYPTION – According to the researchers, these static zones are less and less suitable for limiting these captures. The demand for aquatic foods could double ...
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These remarkable plants “discovered” by botanists in 2021

FOCUS – Each year, scientists describe and give their official names to 2,000 new plant species. Although they spend a large part of their energy ...
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These scientific discoveries that marked the year

FOCUS – In 2020, the Covid-19 had swept away everything and the other scientific subjects had struggled to exist. This year will have been richer. ...
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Amazonia: how the morpho butterfly adapted to survive in the canopy

STORY – This species has changed its behavior and the shape of its wings to populate new habitats. Known for their blue color with iridescent ...
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Micropollutants infest our rivers

An official report draws up a worrying inventory of the contamination of waterways in France. Micropollutants threaten the balance of our rivers. The impact of ...
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The path to more intensive agriculture to better protect biodiversity

Increasing yields and reducing the area of ​​cultivated areas could limit the impact on living organisms. How to feed 10 billion human beings while preserving ...
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