New York wants to build a wall against the Atlantic

A flood wall in New York. DR The Big Apple plans to invest $ 10 billion to protect Manhattan and Staten Island from rising Atlantic levels. Bill de Blasio is angry. In a column published last week by The Intelligencer, the mayor of New York castigates the vulnerability of coastal cities to rising ocean levels. […]

What you need to know about the sinking of the “Grande America”

An oil slick is heading towards the French coast after the sinking of the Italian ship Grande America, which sank off La Rochelle. The vessel contained hazardous materials and 2,200 tonnes of heavy fuel oil in its holds. Hybrid ship between a ro-ro and a container ship with a length of 214 meters, the Grande […]

Death of the poet Frédéric Jacques Temple

Frédéric Jacques Temple died Wednesday. It is as if lightning had fallen in Aujargues, in the Gard, where he had lived with his wife for a long time. The poet, novelist, translator would turn 99 in a few days. In the retrospective anthology of his literary journey published in January (the Infinite Hunt and other […]

Good kisses from Guyana (with a mask)

At the age of 27, in order to get a change of scenery and to leave the hospitals of the metropolis for a while, Arthur (1) had chosen a medical internship in Guyana for the summer of 2020. It was just before the pandemic: “I chose my period well, you will tell me: after the […]