In Essonne, foresters “listen” to bats to protect them

Brunoy (Essonne), report The setting sun coats the tops of the oaks with orange shards. A smell of damp moss envelops the cooling forest. At 8 p.m., only a few joggers still venture into the sandy paths of the forest of Sénart (Essonne), in the south-east of Île-de-France. Humans are hiding. The nocturnal concert of … Read more

In Florida, the hunt for Burmese pythons to help the ecosystem but also mental health

AFP, published on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 08:23 Enrique Galan may be terrified at the sight of a yellow locust, but he does not hesitate to dig into the vegetation of the Everglades to hunt Burmese pythons, an invasive species that has been ravaging the ecosystem of this wetland area for years. Florida. When … Read more

how killer whales hunted white sharks

Published on : 08/19/2022 – 11:54 In South Africa, a drone filmed three orcas in May 2022 devouring a great white shark, off Mossel Bay, confirming that white sharks have found predators even more threatening than themselves. In a recent study published in the journal African Journal of Marine Sciencethe scientists explain that these sharks, … Read more

“The excitement around the beluga was indecent”

Oceanographer, François Sarano sailed thirteen years aboard the Calypso, accompanying Commander Cousteau on his craziest expeditions. He is an outstanding diver, specialist in cetaceans. Reporterre — The beluga lost for more than a week in the Seine died on August 10. How do you feel about the media frenzy caused by this story? ? Francois … Read more

In the Bay of Somme, baby seals abandoned because of tourists

Allouville-Bellefosse (Seine-Maritime) and Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (Somme), report Can we suffer from his cuteness ? Surely, we think, looking into the big black eyes of the little harbor seals (Phoca vitulina). Here they are lying on the faded tiles of the Chene care center, in Allouville-Bellefosse (Seine-Maritime). Wet coats, fine muzzles and long mustaches, Maloya, Pogo and … Read more

Avian flu is (also) decimating seabirds

The season promised to be extraordinary for the Platier d’Oye nature reserve. At the beginning of spring, more than 3,000 sandwich terns, rare seabirds in France, took up residence in this area bordering the North Sea, in Pas-de-Calais. A figure unmatched for years. But in May, these migratory birds, recognizable by their ruffled black crest … Read more