Sea ice, a massive consumer of carbon dioxide

Sea ice absorbs the CO2 in the atmosphere. An unheard-of phenomenon ten years ago, it’s shaking up what we know about the dynamics of greenhouse gases.

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Listening to posidonia seagrasses

An acoustic device has made it possible to detect the production of oxygen and therefore the photosynthetic activity of posidonia meadows. These plants are Mediterranean seagrasses which have a vitally important role to play in the environment. 

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Mediterranean Sea: sentinels that speak the truth

Mussels and posidonia are good indicators of the state of the environment in the Mediterranean Sea and the news is somewhat encouraging…

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Agritourism: the new cash cow for farmers?

Fancy a game of golf in rural surroundings, would you like to eat an ice-cream cone on a farm or sleep in a tree-house? These are all now possible thanks to a rapidly expanding tourist activity known as agritourism.

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The dance of the invading jelly-fish

Studying jelly-fish is a useful activity, especially from the point of view of trying to understand a phenomenon of proliferation of the species that has been observed almost everywhere on the planet for almost three decades.

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