nearly 532,000 dead worldwide, explosion of cases in India

Hospitals on the brink of saturation and elected officials sounding the alarm: the outbreak of coronavirus cases continues unabated in the United States, as well as in Mexico, India, Chile, while in France , the emblematic Louvre museum will reopen its doors. Over 531,000 dead According to an AFP report from official sources, more than […]

reduced harmful substances, Pampers still in the viewfinder

Pesticides, endocrine disruptors, dioxins, PCBs, chlorinated furans, glyphosate, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) … The list is long, and it is not that of the composition of a household product, but that of baby diapers . A year ago, parents of the children’s health association (APS-enfants) took the state to court for marketing toxic diapers. Their […]

reduced harmful substances, Pampers still in the viewfinder

Pesticides, endocrine disruptors, dioxins, PCBs, chlorinated furans, glyphosate, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) … The list is long, and it is not that of the composition of a household product, but that of baby diapers . A year ago, parents of the children’s health association (APS-enfants) took the state to court for marketing toxic diapers. Their […]

pandemic continues to worsen, survey of 128 “clusters” in France

• More than 512,000 dead The pandemic has killed at least 514,803 people worldwide, according to a report by AFP on Thursday. The United States totals 128,028 deaths for nearly 2.7 million cases. Followed by Brazil (60,632 dead), the United Kingdom (43,906), Italy (34,788) and France (29,861). Mexico passed, with 28,510 dead, before Spain (28,363). […]

The area of ​​logged forests has jumped 49% in recent years in Europe

This increase concerns in particular the Nordic and Baltic countries, but also the Iberian peninsula. The recent expansion of the lumber markets for construction, stationery or energy has caused a sudden jump in operations. Jacques LOIC/Photononstop via AFP At a time when the European “Green Deal” advocates the preservation and restoration of forests, many countries […]

what you need to know this Wednesday, June 1

Good evening, Airbus plans to cut 5,000 jobs in France. The government denounces the extent of the plan, and the aeronautical group could mitigate the social shock. France registered 18 new deaths linked to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. The committee of inquiry of the National Assembly heard this Wednesday two ex-ministers of Health, […]

EU subsidies for renewable energy. Who uses them?

In the report on the use of EU subsidies for renewable energy in Poland, the Institute for Renewable Energy emphasizes that EU funds have so far been the most important source of financing for small-scale renewable energy installations in our country. The source of EU subsidies for renewable energy in individual voivodships are regional operational […]

Health authorities reduce contamination of tap water with pesticides

It is a beautiful (chemical) bomb that dropped yesterday the association We want poppies. Tap water could be polluted by pesticides at much higher rates than imagined. In question ? Metabolites, i.e. molecules derived from pesticides, which are formed when they are found in the environment. Most water quality analyzes do not look for them, […]

Health authorities reduce contamination of tap water with pesticides

It is a beautiful (chemical) bomb that dropped yesterday the association We want poppies. Tap water could be polluted by pesticides at much higher rates than imagined. In question ? Metabolites, i.e. molecules derived from pesticides, which are formed when they are found in the environment. Most water quality analyzes do not look for them, […]

40% of virus carriers from an Italian city had no symptoms

More than 40% of people living in an Italian city, tested positive for Covid-19, had no sign of disease, according to a study published Tuesday highlighting the potential for the spread of the new coronavirus. This research shows the importance of mass testing and isolation of virus carriers to contain the foci of contamination (“clusters“), […]