“The excitement around the beluga was indecent”

"The excitement around the beluga was indecent"

Oceanographer, François Sarano sailed thirteen years aboard the Calypso, accompanying Commander Cousteau on his craziest expeditions. He is an outstanding diver, specialist in cetaceans. Reporterre — The beluga lost for more than a week in the Seine died on August 10. How do you feel about the media frenzy caused by this story? ? Francois … Read more

6 unexpected ways to reuse eggshells

6 unexpected ways to reuse eggshells

By Alexandra Marchand Posted 6 hours ago, Update 5 hours ago 6 tips for reusing your eggshells. Getty Images Economical and delicious, the egg has been the basis of our diet since prehistoric times. Yet, we waste our shells every day. A little recycling lesson. As an omelet, soft-boiled, poached, scrambled or simply fried: there … Read more

In the Bay of Somme, baby seals abandoned because of tourists

In the Bay of Somme, baby seals abandoned because of tourists

Allouville-Bellefosse (Seine-Maritime) and Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (Somme), report Can we suffer from his cuteness ? Surely, we think, looking into the big black eyes of the little harbor seals (Phoca vitulina). Here they are lying on the faded tiles of the Chene care center, in Allouville-Bellefosse (Seine-Maritime). Wet coats, fine muzzles and long mustaches, Maloya, Pogo and … Read more

Avian flu is (also) decimating seabirds

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?

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: think, eat and act differently (ed. Marabout, 2017), … Read more

At horse school, the winegrowers take over the reins

At horse school, the winegrowers take over the reins

Saint-Émilion (Gironde), report Laughter echoes from the Château Soutard stable, located in Saint-Émilion. The five trainees wait around a coffee while their horses finish eating. Today they start a new day of training “ improvement » : 140 hours during which they meet three to four days a month to learn everything about draft horses. … Read more

Fireflies and glowworms, “fierce beasts” on the decline

Fireflies and glowworms, "fierce beasts" on the decline

This report is part of our series The naturalist’s walk: a hike to discover an exceptional species or environment, in the company of an enthusiast. Tallenay (Doubs), report Three glowing dots in the dark. The last time Éric Descourvières saw glowworms was at the end of June, in front of his house in Tallenay, a … Read more

in the Jura, a village capsizes for an American bird

in the Jura, a village capsizes for an American bird

Les Bouchoux (Jura), report On vacation at the beginning of June in the Haut-Jura regional natural park, an ornithologist heard a very particular song in the village of Bouchoux (Jura). She spots the bird, takes a picture of it and thinks she identifies a white-throated sparrow. Once shared on the internet, its observation is quickly … Read more