H5N1 Avian Influenza virus: Implementation of a temporary control zone / News / Home

H5N1 Avian Influenza virus: Implementation of a temporary control zone Updated on 23/11/2022 Following the discovery of a pink flamingo infected with the H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus near the Scamandre pond in Vauvert in the Gard, the prefect of the Gard issued an order determining a temporary control zone ( ZCT) with a … Read more

Cold, dark confusion grips Ukraine after Putin’s missile barrage – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Jamie Dettmer is opinion editor at POLITICO Europe. LVIV, Ukraine — Inna missed her father’s funeral. The grieving 36-year-old Ukrainian lawyer learned of his death as she and her two young daughters — one aged seven, the other five — boarded a flight from … Read more

the European Commission is stepping up its action

The European executive presents a reinforced action plan to fight against wildlife trafficking as the 19th COP on the trade in endangered species opens. It provides for a strengthening of European legislation. Illegal wildlife trade remains a significant threat to biodiversity and security both globally and in the EU, and the Action Plan remains an … Read more

In the Marais poitevin, the fear of a “water war”

In the plain of ocher lands of Sainte-Soline (Deux-Sèvres), around a solidly fenced plot, mobile gendarmes rush as soon as one approaches the construction site of the water reserve. Intended for agricultural irrigation, it is at the heart of a battle for access to water in the Marais poitevin. It is the second launched in … Read more

Kijkje in de bodem vanuit de lucht

(October 18, 2022) Voor omwonenden van de Horstermeerpolder en omgeving was het een even indrukwekkend als vreemd schouwspel: een helikopter met daaronder een enorme hoepel vloog in september meerdere keren laag over het polderlandschap. Het gevaarte werd ingezet voor bodemonderzoek in het gebied. Niet met diepe grondboringen, maar vanuit de lucht. Het bodemonderzoek werd uitgevoerd … Read more

Agribusiness depletes soil, water resource in Portugal’s Alentejo | Environment

‎‏Odemira, Portugal – ‎‏Sitting in her home in a white-washed village nestled in Alentejo’s gently rolling hills, 92-year-old Inácia Cruz likes to reminisce about simpler times. “This region was rich in bread,” she says wistfully. “We would produce olive oil, cereals and cork. We didn’t need to buy things from abroad. We grew our own … Read more

The Drying Up of Europe’s Great Rivers Could Be the New Normal

Scientists say that the economic cost of the rivers’ decimation is only part of the problem. The less water in the water system as a whole, explains Gabriel Singer, an ecologist at University of Innsbruck, Austria, the less dilution for salts and the slower a river flows. This leads to higher saline content and higher … Read more