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The damage from Cyclone Belal in Reunion estimated at 100 million euros
The damage from Cyclone Belal in Reunion estimated at 100 million euros

The damage from Cyclone Belal, which hit Reunion Island in mid-January, is estimated at 100 million euros, including 82 million for individuals, 14 million for professionals and 4 million for automobiles, France Assureurs announced on Tuesday

Drought in Morocco: “Nothing grows here anymore”
Drought in Morocco: “Nothing grows here anymore”

All that remains is a vast expanse of cracked earth, littered with shells, witnesses of a not-so-distant time when this place was home to an immense lake

Are rechargeable batteries still cheaper and more environmentally friendly?
Are rechargeable batteries still cheaper and more environmentally friendly?
Floods in Pas-de-Calais: Christophe Béchu discusses the State's purchase of flooded houses
Floods in Pas-de-Calais: Christophe Béchu discusses the State's purchase of flooded houses
Angry farmers: the FNSEA calls for maintaining actions after its meeting with Gabriel Attal; the government promises announcements “within the week”
Angry farmers: the FNSEA calls for maintaining actions after its meeting with Gabriel Attal; the government promises announcements “within the week”
Why French farmers are threatening to mobilize “as long as necessary”
Why French farmers are threatening to mobilize “as long as necessary”

A few months before the European elections, the French government, which fears a conflagration, is trying to react to the growing anger of farmers

Angry farmers: Gérald Darmanin says he has not requested the evacuation of the A64 blocked since Thursday
Angry farmers: Gérald Darmanin says he has not requested the evacuation of the A64 blocked since Thursday

The anger of farmers which is spreading in Europe is not sparing France, where numerous mobilizations continued on Monday January 22

The president of the FNSEA announces that the “actions” of farmers will be carried out “as long as it is necessary”
The president of the FNSEA announces that the “actions” of farmers will be carried out “as long as it is necessary”
Faced with the farmers' movement, the government postpones the presentation of its bill on agricultural installation
Faced with the farmers' movement, the government postpones the presentation of its bill on agricultural installation
On the fourth day of blockage of the A64, the Les Républicains party supports the farmers’ movement
On the fourth day of blockage of the A64, the Les Républicains party supports the farmers’ movement
Farmers' demonstrations: second night of blocking of the A64, Marc Fesneau expected on a farm in Cher
Farmers' demonstrations: second night of blocking of the A64, Marc Fesneau expected on a farm in Cher

The Minister of Agriculture, Marc Fesneau, is expected on Saturday January 20 on farms as demonstrations of discontent from the profession multiply

On social networks, the hypothetical “disease X”, mentioned in Davos, arouses panic and paranoid
On social networks, the hypothetical “disease X”, mentioned in Davos, arouses panic and paranoid

The world elite has already planned its next pandemic, some Internet users believe

Cyclone Belal: in Reunion, access to electricity, water or communications has not returned to normal
Cyclone Belal: in Reunion, access to electricity, water or communications has not returned to normal
Floods in Congo-Brazzaville: 350,000 people need humanitarian aid, according to the UN
Floods in Congo-Brazzaville: 350,000 people need humanitarian aid, according to the UN
Yellow “snow-ice” alert in seventy-five departments, risk of flooding in Calvados and Orne
Yellow “snow-ice” alert in seventy-five departments, risk of flooding in Calvados and Orne
Nuclear: a new public consultation on extending the lifespan of reactors
Nuclear: a new public consultation on extending the lifespan of reactors

Getting the French nuclear fleet to operate as long as possible is a long-term process

Snow and ice: nine departments on orange alert, risk of road refreezing
Snow and ice: nine departments on orange alert, risk of road refreezing

If the snowfall ended on Thursday January 18 in the morning in Hauts-de-France, Normandy and the Paris region, its consequences continued during the day, with an early refreezing of the roads in the evening, warns Météo- France

Animal suffering: justice opens an investigation into the Craon slaughterhouse, in Mayenne, after a complaint filed by the L214 association
Animal suffering: justice opens an investigation into the Craon slaughterhouse, in Mayenne, after a complaint filed by the L214 association
Snow and ice: twenty-five departments on orange alert
Snow and ice: twenty-five departments on orange alert
The Le Monde group publishes its carbon footprint
The Le Monde group publishes its carbon footprint
Senegal: Hann Bay, a corner of paradise that has become Dakar’s sewer, awaits decontamination
Senegal: Hann Bay, a corner of paradise that has become Dakar’s sewer, awaits decontamination

On the long beach of Hann Bay in Dakar, a lone man, equipped with a shovel and a wheelbarrow, tirelessly collects piles of garbage in such quantities that the task takes on a mythological air

In Reunion, where cyclone Belal caused less damage than feared, reconnaissance missions are beginning
In Reunion, where cyclone Belal caused less damage than feared, reconnaissance missions are beginning

Forty-eight hours after the passage of Cyclone Belal, which hit Réunion hard until the red alert was lifted, the consequences seemed less than feared, Wednesday January 17, on the island in the Indian Ocean, where begins the damage inventory

How to adapt to climate change? [January recap - part 2]
How to adapt to climate change? [January recap - part 2]
Reunion placed on purple cyclone alert from Monday, the population called to confine themselves
Reunion placed on purple cyclone alert from Monday, the population called to confine themselves
Reunion will go into cyclone red alert from 5 p.m., with the population called to confine themselves
Reunion will go into cyclone red alert from 5 p.m., with the population called to confine themselves

Under the threat of an intense tropical cyclone named Belal, Reunion Island has been placed on orange cyclone alert since 7 p

Reunion under the threat of an intense tropical cyclone
Reunion under the threat of an intense tropical cyclone

Under the threat of an intense tropical cyclone named Belal, Reunion Island has been placed on orange cyclone alert since 7 p

In 2024, Africa, epicenter of global humanitarian crises
In 2024, Africa, epicenter of global humanitarian crises
Snow and ice: six departments on orange alert Wednesday evening and Thursday
Snow and ice: six departments on orange alert Wednesday evening and Thursday
In Mayotte, water will be distributed every other day from Monday, the prefect announcing to reduce cuts
In Mayotte, water will be distributed every other day from Monday, the prefect announcing to reduce cuts
Snow and ice: seven departments kept on orange alert until midday
Snow and ice: seven departments kept on orange alert until midday

Following snowfall and continued low temperatures, seven departments are kept on orange snow and ice alert on Wednesday, January 10, until midday

Norway opens its seabed to mining prospecting, a “shame” for Greenpeace
Norway opens its seabed to mining prospecting, a “shame” for Greenpeace

The Norwegian Parliament authorized, on Tuesday January 9, the opening of part of the country's seabed to mining prospecting, despite warnings from experts regarding its uncertain impact on ecosystems

Pas-de-Calais floods: Emmanuel Macron asks the government to “speed up responses”
Pas-de-Calais floods: Emmanuel Macron asks the government to “speed up responses”
French nuclear: Minister Agnès Pannier-Runacher advocates an increase in the number of EPR reactors
French nuclear: Minister Agnès Pannier-Runacher advocates an increase in the number of EPR reactors
Could we anticipate the floods in Pas-de-Calais?
Could we anticipate the floods in Pas-de-Calais?
Why oysters from the Arcachon basin are still banned for sale
Why oysters from the Arcachon basin are still banned for sale

Many consumers became ill around Christmas after eating oysters from the Arcachon Basin

Floods in Pas-de-Calais: lifting of red alert
Floods in Pas-de-Calais: lifting of red alert

A slight lull for Pas-de-Calais, where the red alert was lifted on Friday January 5 in the morning, after a new episode of flooding

How do wateringues work, this water evacuation system, criticized after the floods in Pas-de-Calais?
How do wateringues work, this water evacuation system, criticized after the floods in Pas-de-Calais?
Contested projects in Uganda and Tanzania: TotalEnergies launches an assessment of the land component
Contested projects in Uganda and Tanzania: TotalEnergies launches an assessment of the land component
Floods: beginning of recession in Pas-de-Calais, still on red alert
Floods: beginning of recession in Pas-de-Calais, still on red alert
Pas-de-Calais again hit by floods, two months after historic floods
Pas-de-Calais again hit by floods, two months after historic floods

Residents of Pas-de-Calais are forced to evacuate their flooded homes again on Wednesday January 3, two months after historic floods, while the water is also rising in Finistère and the north-east of France

Pas-de-Calais still on red alert for risk of flooding
Pas-de-Calais still on red alert for risk of flooding

A month and a half after a historic rainy episode, Pas-de Calais has not finished with the floods