Bird flu reappears in a duck farm in the South-West

On a farm in Lohitzun-Oyhercq (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), May 25, 2021. GAIZKA IROZ / AFP France now has eight cases of avian flu, including one detected in a farm in Gers, in the town of Manciet, according to data published by the Ministry of Agriculture on Friday, December 17. The South-West, with its high density of duck … Read more

European Parliament adopts ‘farm to fork’ strategy by large majority

Demonstration against pesticide residues, in front of the Bordeaux Court of Appeal, October 13, 2021. PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP It was finally voted widely despite the protests of the main European agricultural union, Copa-Cogeca, which sees it as the beginnings of a collapse in agricultural yields. The European strategy “From farm to fork” (in English, … Read more

SpaceX rolls second-to-last ‘cryoshell’ to Starbase’s orbital tank farm

In the last two days, SpaceX has transported a giant mystery tank and the second-to-last ‘cryoshell’ to Starbase’s orbital tank farm, pushing Starship’s first orbital-class launch site a step closer to completion. While the horizontal tank moved to the pad on Sunday remains decidedly mysterious, the ‘cryoshell’ is a well-understood component of SpaceX’s custom-built solution … Read more

The intense lobbying of the agro-industry against the agricultural component of the European Green Pact, “Farm to Fork”

Frans Timmermans, Vice-President of the European Commission, on May 20, 2020, in Brussels, during a press conference on the European “Farm to Fork” strategy. JOHN THYS / AFP The agro-industry wants to derail the European strategy “from the farm to the fork” (“Farm to Fork”), the agricultural component of the Green Deal (“Green Deal”) announced … Read more

SpaceX’s first orbital-class Starship ‘tank farm’ is almost finished

Roughly six months after the process began, SpaceX has installed the seventh and final custom-built propellant storage tank at Starbase’s first orbital-class Starship launch site. Built out of the same factory and parts as the steel tanks that make up most of the two-stage Starship rocket’s structure, SpaceX completed the first two of those ‘ground … Read more

The PNF opens an investigation into the contract award for the wind farm in the bay of Saint-Brieuc

Fishing boats surrounded the drilling platform vessel “Aeolus” in the bay of Saint-Brieuc on May 7, 2021. FRED TANNEAU / AFP It had been seized at the end of August by the fishing committee of Côtes-d’Armor, which denounced a concealment of favoritism. The National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) has just opened a preliminary investigation into … Read more

Off the coast of Saint-Nazaire, the first wind farm is emerging from the sea

A wind turbine under construction is photographed off Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), September 21, 2021. SEBASTIEN SALOM-GOMIS / AFP They left the sea. Off the coast of Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), about twenty yellow stakes rise 25 meters above the surface of the water, forming a vast grid. On these foundations, from April 2022, the very first offshore wind … Read more

In the bay of Saint-Brieuc, “the wind farm has become a political space”

Gathering of fishing boats to protest against the construction site, in the bay of Saint-Brieuc (Côtes-d’Armor), May 7, 2021. VINCENT MOUCHEL / PHOTOPQR / WEST FRANCE / MAXPPP Can the offshore wind farm in the bay of Saint-Brieuc become a new Notre-Dame-des-Landes? The Breton site, which forms a funnel between Cap d’Erquy and Île de … Read more

9 Months Farm: The Film Should Have Been Made In England With Emma Thompson – CinéSéries

For “9 Mois Ferme”, his fifth production, Albert Dupontel signs a film inspired by the legal world which almost happened in England and without Sandrine Kiberlain, but with Emma Thompson instead. Critical and public success It was in October 2013 that the fifth achievement of Albert Dupontel 9 was unveiled to the general public. Firm … Read more

L214 broadcasts shocking images of a pig farm in Yonne

The pigsty targeted by L214 is an intensive breeding of 1,800 sows, three times the French average. L214 The association for the defense of animals L214 released, Thursday, August 19, new shocking images of abuse, this time in a pig farm in Yonne, and an unprecedented testimony, with his face uncovered, of a former employee … Read more