Avian flu is (also) decimating seabirds

The season promised to be extraordinary for the Platier d’Oye nature reserve. At the beginning of spring, more than 3,000 sandwich terns, rare seabirds in France, took up residence in this area bordering the North Sea, in Pas-de-Calais. A figure unmatched for years. But in May, these migratory birds, recognizable by their ruffled black crest … Read more

Dog, cat… How to have an animal when you are vegan?

“ We can consider that the fact of raising animals for recreational reasons, of having possession of their person, of imposing our company on them for our sole pleasure, of locking them in a restricted space […] relates to animal exploitation. » In his book Vegan planet: thinking, eating and acting differently (ed. Marabout, 2017), … Read more

A quarry project in Cantal threatens a rare ecosystem

Narse de Nouvialle (Cantal), report The Cantal mountains are yellowed by the drought and the planèze [1] of Saint-Flour is overheating. On this large fertile basaltic flow, some plots are still green. Jean-Jacques Carrier designates his suckler cows and his 60 hectares of meadows: “ There is always grass in the narse [marécage] de Nouvialle, … Read more

France is reluctant to protect dolphins

In the Bay of Biscay, in March 2019. – © Jérômine Derigny/Argos Collective/Reporterre In the Bay of Biscay, in March 2019. – © Jérômine Derigny/Argos Collective/Reporterre July 22, 2022 at 1:45 p.m., Reading time: 3 minutes Animals France is reluctant to protect the dolphins, despite repeated admonitions from Europe. On Friday July 15, the European … Read more