Ship congestion in the port of Lagos (1975)

The cement armada

The cement armada

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Les tableaux du peintre

Painting news project 




Krakatoa volcano

New cracks were discovered that run through the remaining island. It is feared that these could be precursory signs of new, potentially large-scale landslide events that could in turn trigger another tsunami. 

Volcano discovery

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Les tableaux du peintre

Painting news project 



France investigates reports of babies born without arms in rural areas


Paris’s health authorities say they investigate why there are an extremely large number of babies born in some parts of the country without hands, forearms or arms. The results of the countrywide survey will be published in three months, the head of public health service, François Bourdillon, told RTL radio station on Wednesday. “Nothing is kept secret,” he promised.




Florida : Michael’s devastations

Florida and Georgia count cost of one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit US.

The relocation of the Abu Simbel temples

In 1964, one of the world’s largest and most spectacular dismantling and reassembly projects was begun in Egypt. To rescue the ancient temples in Abu Simbel from the waters of the Nile, the temples had to be relocated.

Flowers in front of the Gendarmerie Nationale of La Bassée



Flowers in front of the Gendarmerie Nationale in tribute to the gendarme killed after swapping himself for a hostage during an attack by a gunman who left a total of four people dead on March 23 2018.

Total biofuel refinery in La Mède.

Amid controversy over its planned use of imported palm oil, Total S.A. received an operating license for its La Mède biorefinery .

French coastline law

The French Metropolitan coastal areas—over 5500 km long—are zones of conflict in terms of interest and use between the environmental conservationists and the planners.

Seven landscapes – 5 – France’s new prostitution law : awareness classes.



France’s new prostitution law : awareness classes.–

Seven landscapes – 3 – Is Delhi the most polluted city on Earth?

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The world’s 20 most polluted cities (fine particules)

  1. Zabol, Iran – 217
  2. Gwalior, India – 176
  3. Allahabad, India – 170
  4. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 156
  5. Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia – 152
  6. Patna, India – 149
  7. Raipur, India – 144
  8. Bamenda, Cameroon – 132
  9. Xingtai, China – 128
  10. Baoding, China – 126
  11. Delhi, India – 122
  12. Ludhiana, India – 122
  13. Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 121
  14. Shijiazhuang, China – 121
  15. Kanpur, India – 115
  16. Khanna, India – 114
  17. Firozabad, India – 113
  18. Lucknow, India – 113
  19. Handan, China – 112
  20. Peshawar, Pakistan – 111


Seven landscapes – 1 – Glyphosate wins new five-year lease in Europe

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Seven landscapes – 1 – Glyphosate wins new five-year lease in Europe





The quality of air in Paris

Will limiting traffic access to Paris improve air quality ?

France’s hurricane-hit St Martin faces water shortage

France's hurricane-hit St Martin faces water shortage