In the hottest city in Pakistan, a spiral of extreme heat and poverty

When Saeed Ali, a Pakistani schoolboy, arrived at the hospital in Jacobabad, one of the hottest cities in the world, he was on the verge of dying from heat stroke. The 12-year-old had collapsed on his way home in the blazing sun after choking all morning in a fanless classroom. “The rickshaw driver had to … Read more

When the “land race” in Africa harms the local population and the environment

The vast majority of land investments in Africa do not sufficiently take into account local populations, according to a report by the Center for International Cooperation in Agricultural Research for Development released Monday. A situation that also has negative consequences for the rest of the world. The “land race” in Africa is still too often … Read more

Sport at the service of women’s emancipation | Culture-Sport

Ho Chi Minh City (VNA) – By allowing women to be involved individually, sport is proving to be a huge lever for their empowerment. Meet Captain Huynh Nhu, the most successful footballer of the Ballon d’Or of Vietnam. Striker Huynh Nhu (right) stands out for his speed and dribbling technique. Photo: VNA / CVN In … Read more

Ecological design, instructions for use

A relationship that falls to the peak. France Stratgie publishes a study on the planning and sustainability of public action at a time when Emmanuel Macron must appoint a new Prime Minister in charge of ecological planning. My next Prime Minister will be directly responsible for ecological planning, because it affects all areas, all sectors, … Read more

What health risks around children’s toys?

Phthalates, brominated flame retardants, formaldehyde are all risky compounds still too often present in toys, even CE marked. So, in the absence of a specific “ecological” label, is eco-design the solution? Actu-Environnement leads the investigation. Buying quality and safe toys: as Christmas approaches, these are the two main expectations of parents. If in France the … Read more

The genius of resilient women in the fight against COVID-19 | Agency

A teacher from Chanh Hung College in Ho Chi Minh City leads an online French course. Photo: CVN Hanoi (VNA) – In the context of the complicated evolution of COVID-19, the first collateral victims of the health crisis are women, many of whom simultaneously take on a multitude of roles such as financial support, housework … Read more

In Tunisia, Posidonia seagrasses are at risk of extinction

In Tunisia, Posidonia, a prairie on which fishing and tourism depend, a crucial sector for the country’s economy, is in danger of disappearing, threatened by ignorance of its role, illegal fishing and pollution, scientists are alarmed . “Tunisia has by far the largest seagrass beds in the Mediterranean”, more than one million hectares, assures AFP … Read more

National: Blagnac an atypical club among the professionals

Blagnac an atypical club among the professionals Blagnac is an atypical club, which holds the leading roles in the national team with a workforce made up mostly of multi-active players who train three times a week, in the evening after working hours. A real paradox in a league where all the clubs train on a … Read more