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Climate: what Forests Teach Us
In the Mediterranean region, various platforms provide information about the impact of climate change on ecosystems. In particular, they simulate the decline in rainfall, one of the main threats to...
Did the Mont-Blanc Glaciers Shrink Before?
Global warming is currently responsible for a spectacular drop in glacier surface area in the Mont-Blanc massif. Yet researchers suspect that since the last ice age, there have been periods during...
Claude Lorius, a Life on the Ice
He is the man who discovered that the record of Earth's past climate is locked up in the ice of Antarctica and who highlighted the role of greenhouse gases in global warming. CNRS News looks...
A Prestigious Award for Claude Lorius
French glaciologist Claude Lorius received the prestigious American Bower Award & Prize this month in Philadelphia. We look back at his exceptional career with Jerôme Chappellaz, of the...
Why the World will be Marching for Science
What began as a short post on a popular online forum has now taken a life of its own. On April 22nd, citizens in Washington DC and around the world—in 514 cities across 54 countries—will be marching...
The Legacy of World War I
What Makes the Earth’s Mantle Flow?
Nero’s Rotating Dining Room
Jean Rouch: a film-maker, ethnologist and explorer