Hail storm in Chartres-de-Bretagne: the state of natural disaster recognized

The town hall, the Netto supermarket, several shops and cellars … The violent hailstorm of June 3, 2020 had caused floods and mudslides in Chartres-de-Bretagne, a town south of Rennes (Ille-et -Ugly). The firefighters had been forced to carry out about thirty interventions that day in the town. Ten days to report the damage Faced […]

In Crimea, Taigan reservoir is almost dry – photo

The occupants of the Crimean peninsula do not monitor the ecological situation at all. So, here on the verge of extinction was another large water resource – the Taigan Reservoir. About this on Twitter wrote blogger under the nickname “Crimean Bandera”. “The Taigan reservoir began to become waterlogged. Many residents have dry wells, the reservoir […]

Cholera raises fears of disaster in Yemen

Rubbish piling up in the streets, drinking water supply system destroyed: after four years of civil war, Yemen now fears a massacre caused by cholera. The epidemic has already infected 1.3 million people and caused 2,700 deaths, a quarter of them children. Paradoxically, it is the drop in new cases that worries NGOs. Oxfam counted […]

Thales Alenia Space, Copernicus tranche 1.8 billion – Last Hour scheduled

(ANSA) – ROME, JULY 02 – Thales Alenia Space has been chosen by ESA, in coordination and with the agreement of the European Commission for the main missions of the Copernicus program, the satellite earth observation program, for monitoring the environment, disaster assessment and other important applications. The Italian-French joint venture (67% of Thales and […]

Dead, overexploited miners, ecological disaster: jade, a cursed stone in Burma

Jade, a green stone, is believed to symbolize prosperity. Used in the making of art objects and jewelry, especially in China, it would also have therapeutic properties, especially soothing, used in lithotherapy, this ancestral medicine focused on the power of stones. In Burma, jade – not just any: kosmochlor, also called imperial jade – is […]

Dead, overexploited miners, ecological disaster: jade, a cursed stone in Burma

Jade, a green stone, is believed to symbolize prosperity. Used in the making of art objects and jewelry, especially in China, it would also have therapeutic properties, especially soothing, used in lithotherapy, this ancestral medicine focused on the power of stones. In Burma, jade – not just any: kosmochlor, also called imperial jade – is […]

Dead, overexploited miners, ecological disaster: jade, a cursed stone in Burma

Jade, a green stone, is believed to symbolize prosperity. Used in the making of art objects and jewelry, especially in China, it would also have therapeutic properties, especially soothing, used in lithotherapy, this ancestral medicine focused on the power of stones. In Burma, jade – not just any: kosmochlor, also called imperial jade – is […]

Dead, overexploited miners, ecological disaster: jade, a cursed stone in Burma

Jade, a green stone, is believed to symbolize prosperity. Used in the making of art objects and jewelry, especially in China, it would also have therapeutic properties, especially soothing, used in lithotherapy, this ancestral medicine focused on the power of stones. In Burma, jade – not just any: kosmochlor, also called imperial jade – is […]