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11.10.2016
A year on from the Paris Agreement, the COP22 was held in Marrakech November 7-18. Indigenous knowledge, scientific data and grassroots initiatives all play a role in researchers' assessments...
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09.19.2016
Between hope, disappointment and spectacular progress, research on photovoltaic solar energy is rapidly gathering pace. We examine the most promising trends in this field with photovoltaic energy...
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09.16.2016
Every fortnight, researchers at the Roscoff Marine Station set sail to chart the evolution of the coastal ecosystem. They take the pulse of a Channel subjected to the effects of climate change and...
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09.02.2016
In French forests, animal and plant species do not migrate fast enough to the north to adapt to global warming. In a recent study, researchers have managed to uncover the mechanisms responsible for...
Article
08.31.2016
Why is the Earth’s surface made up of only a small number of large tectonic plates along with several dozen smaller plates? A research team has just managed to solve this riddle using 3D models of a...
Article
08.29.2016
On August 15, an international team of glaciologists started working on the extraction of the first “legacy ice cores” on Mont-Blanc. The aim is to create a world glacier archive bank in Antarctica....
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07.20.2016
By analyzing microscopic defects in the mineral that makes up 60% of the Earth’s mantle, researchers have uncovered what makes this solid rock flow.
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07.08.2016

Every day, marine viruses kill 40% of our oceans’ bacteria. And yet these biological entities are still poorly known. For example, we still know little about their role in the regulation of...

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05.26.2016
The research vessel Tara sets off to the Pacific on a two-year mission to study coral reefs and assess the unprecedented threats from climate change on this fragile ecosystem, home to 30% of our...