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Here we act! . Insects are in danger, we must save them

You noticed ? In recent years, on the way to vacation, you do not need to wash the windshield, once littered with crushed insects … Is it worth rejoicing? Alas, this is very bad news for biodiversity. It’s even what entomologists call “windshield syndrome” and concrete and very clear evidence of the free fall in …

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The dry stone walls of the Haute-Loire provide shelter and food for biodiversity.

Dry stone masonry, unlike traditional masonry, does not use a binder (cement, lime, earth, etc.) to compact the stones. It is the balance between the stones (3D puzzle), their fit and wedging, as well as the weight of the structure that keep the work going. This technique, associated with the development of agriculture, is therefore …

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Here we act! . Insects are in danger, we must save them

You noticed ? In recent years, on the way to vacation, you do not need to wash the windshield, once littered with crushed insects … Is it worth rejoicing? Alas, this is very bad news for biodiversity. It’s even what entomologists call “windshield syndrome” and concrete and very clear evidence of the free fall in …

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Here we act! . Insects are in danger, we must save them

You noticed ? In recent years, on the way to vacation, you do not need to wash the windshield, once littered with crushed insects … Is it worth rejoicing? Alas, this is very bad news for biodiversity. It’s even what entomologists call “windshield syndrome” and concrete and very clear evidence of the free fall in …

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“all types of environment are polluted in France and abroad

For two years, 46 experts affiliated with 19 different organizations studied the impact of plant protection products on biodiversity and ecosystems. The conclusions of this collective expertise, presented on May 5, 2022 at an open symposium, confirm that “the entire terrestrial, aquatic and marine environment, especially the coastal one, is polluted.” Within two years, this …

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Watering cans, pools, hollow pillars: “cavity traps”, a nightmare for small animals

You come across them in public places when you walk, and you probably have them in your garden. “Trapping cavities” are present throughout the territory, both in the city and in the countryside. These smooth and slippery vertical openings, high or at ground level, unintentionally kill countless small animals. “The most notable examples are telephone …

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Between land and sea, Croatia in all its diversity

Whoever says Croatia says beaches, sun and turquoise waters… But that’s not all! From the east to the west in Istria, passing through the islands and the coast of Dalmatia, this place at the crossroads of cultures and landscapes will satisfy all summer desires. Between land and sea, Croatia in all its diversity © Zoran-Jelaka_CNTB …

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when it is easier to read emotions in animals than in humans

Released in mid-April, a study we conducted provided new insights into how people with autism read emotions. According to our work, the difficulties these people would have in interpreting other people’s emotions would essentially be limited to interhuman situations and rid them of those that involve all other living beings. They did not experience any …

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In Aveyron, Rouergue CPIE raises awareness of biodiversity.

Supported by the EDF Group Foundation, the Rouergue CPIE conducts outreach activities to schoolchildren and the general public to promote understanding and conservation of the area’s biodiversity. Meeting with Elsa Marangoni, head of the environmental project. Could you tell us about the Permanent Center for Environmental Initiatives (CPIE) in Rouergue? Our association is part of …

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