A first: NASA counts all the trees on Earth

A first: NASA counts all the trees on Earth NASA is counting trees that had never been included in the maps. A breakthrough for research and the fight against global warming. Technology to account for all trees on Earth Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, are teaming up with international scientists…

The proto-housing: the accommodation of the future

The proto-housing: the accommodation of the future Confinements induced by the Covid-19 crisis have highlighted the importance of living under a quality roof. The proto-habitat answers this need while rethinking housing according to the current stakes. Challenges of being well housed The real estate sector is lagging. The housing on offer no longer corresponds to…

Social farming therapy

Social farming therapy Persistent mental disorders Traditional therapies for people with psychological or psychiatric disorders are not always effective. Recovery remains all the more complex as patients are prone to social exclusion. The feeling of not belonging to the system is also found among young people with serious academic difficulties. And, among those with drug…

A seaweed meadow to fight global warming

A seaweed meadow to fight global warming The world’s largest seaweed meadow could help combat climate change. Restoring underwater meadows Seagrass beds now cover only 0.2% of the seabed, while their capacity to absorb carbon is 35 times greater than that of tropical forests, according to WWF. An overall decrease is caused by human activity…

Running to be happy

Running to Be Happy The more you run, the better you are in your life. According to the runners, this sport has changed their lives. So how can a simple physical activity influence our lives so much? Science has the answer. Why run? Today, educational and professional pressures are global. Individuals are under increasing stress,…

The world is changing, so are the energies!

The world is changing, so are the energies! In Japan and the United States, citizens are investing in renewable resources. They are ensuring their resilience to future disasters while empowering themselves at the same time. Independent and resilient power grids Communities are developing a renewable energy network. Since the disasters of March 2011, the Japanese,…

Smile to improve mental health

Smile to improve mental health In May 2020, a scientific study showed that simply forcing your facial muscles to smile can make you happier. Looking at the bright side The scientific journal Experimental Psychology published on May 11, 2020, the results of an experiment conducted by researchers from the University of South Australia. They try…

Safe Ground helps prisoners to become good fathers 

Safe Ground helps prisoners to become good fathers How can a prisoner be a good father? The question does not seem to have a positive answer. However, the Safe Ground association succeeds in making prisoners responsible. Counter-productive prisons Men in prison retain very little contact with their families. Reclusive in a male-only sanctuary, violence, and…

The positive side of fires

The positive side of fires Fires are devastating, but the positive impacts of these fires are not often discussed. For, strange as it may seem, they have assets. Harmful flames The number of fires is increasing. In 2020, forest fires have increased by 13%, which worries local populations and the whole world. Millions of hectares…

Saving the Amazon rainforest

Saving the Amazon rainforest Nemonte Nenkimo, an indigenous woman, is among the 100 most influential people in Time magazine’s ranking. Her struggle? It is the survival of her people and the Amazon forest. Victorious combat that she leads against the giants of this world. The Amazon rainforest must be protected! Nemonte Nenkimo confronts oil and…