a desert of clothes as far as the eye can see

Sandals, rain boots and après ski meet in the dunes of the Chilean Atacama Desert. As clothing production rises across the globe, the fashion industry’s cemeteries multiply and reach even the most remote regions. Another ecological disaster to add to the sheer volume of fast fashion. Focus on this disaster. Located between the South Pacific … Read more

China opens the world’s first desert railway loop

On June 16, the Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway was officially put into operation. This railway has completed the last “arch” of the world’s first desert railway loop, the 2,712 km long railway loop around China’s largest desert, Taklamakan, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (northwest China). The completion and opening of this railway completed the history of … Read more

Drought or drying in California?

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Save California from solar-powered drought Every year in the summer, California is plagued by drought. This water shortage inhibits crops, but gives rise to innovative projects such as WaterFX, which aim to pump the precious liquid from the depths using solar energy. The National Geographic Channel tells us … Read more

Drought or acidification in California?

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Save California from solar-powered drought Every year in the summer, California is plagued by drought. This water shortage inhibits crops, but gives rise to innovative projects such as WaterFX, which aim to pump the precious liquid from the depths using solar energy. The National Geographic Channel tells us … Read more

7 Bedouin techniques for surviving in the desert

The Sahara is the warmest on Earth, with temperatures above 50 ° C not uncommon. A challenge to the physiology of the human body! Thermoregulation or regulation of body temperature can drain all energies and survival is impossible for more than a day or two without water. The Bedouins know it better than anyone else: … Read more

How do you choose your Bedouin camp in the Jordanian desert?

Bedouin camps follow each other in the Wadi Rum desert. How to navigate through the abundance of offers with services that are not always manageable and at variable prices? We tell you everything. The promise of a devastatingly beautiful desert and nights marked by millions of stars is attracting more and more tourists to Wadi … Read more

Sun, dryness, altitude … The Atacama Desert in a glass of wine

In the middle of the Atacama Desert, in the northern part of Chile, Hector Espindola, 71, pampers his wine, which survives at almost 3,000 meters above sea level in a green oasis in Toconao, very close to a river. Andesnes snow. In this driest landscape in the world, the tallest vines in Chile, far from … Read more

Pascale Lannuzel, The Call of the Desert

The panorama offered to her from her bedroom window is rich in symbolism: behind “La Frégate” – Charles de Foucauld’s first earth construction – is the mosque’s minaret. By living in Tamanrasset, Pascale Lannuzel is well aware of living “something extraordinary” : “Just say that name and people’s eyes will shine!” » Admittedly, the city … Read more

Stéphanie Frappart, the referee who hides the desert

For the first time in the world of football, the bag with Stéphanie Frappart continues to fill. The first woman to referee a Ligue 2 match for men was in 2014. Only again, five years later, to keep the whistle on the top floor. UEFA, the governing body of football on a continental scale, entrusts … Read more