Eating exotic and out-of-season fruits and vegetables is killing the planet

Cherries, illustration. – pxhere/CC Cherries, illustration. – pxhere/CC June 22, 2022 at 4:12 p.m., Reading time: 1 minute Transport Transporting food from its place of production to our plates generates at least three times more greenhouse gas emissions than previously estimated. This is the finding of a study published by nature food relayed Monday, June … Read more

These excesses of selection that threaten the health of English bulldogs

Buyers are looking for more and more extreme, but less and less viable body types. Omnipresent on social networks, the English bulldog is one of those dog breeds that have become “trendy”. But behind the photos and videos of influencers, there is real suffering for some of these dogs. British veterinarians warn, in the magazine … Read more

behind the stoves of afrovegan cuisine

Paris, report In Paris, the restaurant L’embuscade has become one of the ambassadors of Afroveganism. Below the Pigalle district, this Cape Verdean rum distillery, which has been open for twenty-four years, has been offering vegetable cuisine concocted by the Anglo-Nigerian chef Phoebe Dunn for more than two years. “ Cooking is always political. Gastronomy touches … Read more

In Kerguelen, the puzzle of the eradication of wild cats

REPORT – Big cats have proliferated on the archipelago and are endangering albatross populations. If deemed necessary, their elimination faces several hurdles, logistical and political. Special Envoy to the Kerguelen Islands “We were asked not to tell you too much about it.” Wishing to fill the awkward silence that follows his remark, our interlocutor goes … Read more

a space duel still unbalanced

ANALYSIS – If the two American billionaires share the same “vision” concerning the future of humanity, their personality and their methods are very different. With the first manned flight of the New Shepard, this July 20, Jeff Bezos will take a step forward in his development strategy in the space industry. It took him twenty-one … Read more

The breed of the dog does not determine its behavior

DECRYPTION – A large study of more than 18,000 animals shows that most temperaments are widely shared among canine breeds. “I was naughty dog, she makes me eat in her handcuff…” These lyrics by Georges Brassens illustrated his romantic relationship with Joha Heiman, but they could also tell the story of Canis lupus. Because man’s … Read more

Wheat, oil, meat… Prices are exploding and famine threatens

April 25, 2022 at 2:27 p.m., Reading time: 4 minutes Ukraine The price of the most common food products has never been so high since the creation in 1990 of the index of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (CAM). This index calculates the prices of a basket of basic food products … Read more

Nestlé and Ferrero facing the media tsunami

DECRYPTION – Nestlé, the parent company of Buitoni, and Ferrero, with its Kinder brand, are facing complicated crisis management without yet knowing the full extent of the contaminations. Millions of chocolate eggs possibly contaminated with salmonella, and therefore withdrawn from sale, within a fortnight of Easter. The calendar could hardly have been worse chosen for … Read more

Council of State sanctions billionaire Elon Musk

On Tuesday April 5, the satellite internet access service launched by billionaire Elon Musk was deprived of its terrestrial frequencies in France. Seized by environmental associations, the Council of State overturned the decision of the electronic communications regulatory authority (Arcep), which granted two frequency bands to Starlink. The Starlink project aims to provide high-speed Internet … Read more