Are the animals our fellows?

It was in 2015 that the French civil code defined the status of the animal, establishing that it is “a sentient living being”and no longer a “well furnished”. In fact, since the middle of the 19th century, the legislation concerning their rights has continued to evolve. This slow recognition clearly demonstrates the ambiguous relationship between … Read more

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

Birds in organic fields are doing better than those in pesticide fields

This is an unpublished study. It shows, from the observation of birds in the wild, that those who live near organic farming fields are in better health than those living in conventional farming landscapes. The article, titled Organic farming has a positive effect on the vitality of passerines in agricultural landscapeswas published at the end … 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