a new, clearly stated ambition of the European Commission

To have restored all their damaged ecosystems by 2050: this is the legally binding target set by the European Commission for the Member States in its new legal text, drawn up as part of its nature package. In parallel with its proposal for a regulation on the sustainable use of pesticides, the European Commission presented … Read more

How to save the “skin” of the desert?

BETWEEN LOSSES AND PROFITS Biological crusts may have evolved to withstand drought, but not humans. The wall built on the border between the United States and Mexico runs along the southern border of the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Border patrol vehicles kick up an almost permanent cloud of dust as they travel back and … Read more

The World Conservation Congress ends with mixed results

The IUCN Congress ended after an intensive week of meetings on biodiversity. What comes out of it? A satisfaction from the organizer and the French government. A joint assessment according to environmental associations. The expectations of the participants in the World Conservation Congress were up to the urgency of acting in the light of the … Read more