Zoology: truffle birds in Patagonia

Traditionally, truffles are fished with a fly, a pig or a dog, animals with an infallible smell that are used to unearth the precious mushrooms buried in the undergrowth. But in other skies, birds also seem attracted to these nuggets. This is what an American-Chilean team has just discovered, which describes in the review Current … Read more

In Gaza, the art of obtaining a permit to leave the blockaded enclave

LETTER FROM GAZA A Palestinian paddles in Gaza on October 15, 2021. SUHAIB SALEM / REUTERS This photograph toured the Palestinian territories: in a chamber of commerce in the Gaza Strip on October 7, four employees were conscientiously working under a screened window. Outside, a crowd of men hurried to hand, through the bars, a … Read more

45th International Film Festival: discover the best of the program

From October 21st to November 3rd, the 45th edition of the traditional Mostra Internacional de Cinema, in São Paulo, takes place in a hybrid exhibition format International Film Show. For two weeks, the show will feature 265 titles from various countries. The show is divided into sections: International Perspective, New Directors Competition and Mostra Brasil … Read more

A charter for consultation in gynecology

Rally called by the collective Stop to obstetric and gynecological violence in front of Tenon hospital, in Paris, on October 2, 2021. AGNÈS DHERBEYS / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” “The consultation in gynecology or obstetrics is not a consultation like the others since it affects the privacy of patients. “ There are some basic rules … Read more

Syria: in Damascus, one of the worst attacks in years kills at least 14 people in a military bus

A Syrian firefighter extinguishes the fire in a military bus after a bomb attack in Damascus on October 20, 2021. AP At least fourteen people were killed on Wednesday (October 20) in a bombing of a military bus in Damascus, the Syrian Arab News Agency (or SANA, for Syrian Arab News Agency, in English). It … Read more

“We demand justice for the climate”

Tribune. Floods in Germany, Belgium and China; mega-fire in California (United States), Greece, Turkey or Siberia (Russia); temperature records in the northwest of the American continent: chronicle of the climate emergency over the summer. People, and among them the most vulnerable groups, are on the front line. Who will be held responsible? States are not … Read more

In Jordan, the dotted future of Syrian refugees

By Laure Stephan Posted on October 20, 2021 at 11:22 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers ReportageThe weariness of donors, the rapprochement of Amman with Damascus and the economic slump in the Hashemite kingdom are weakening the hundreds of thousands of Syrians living in this country. To feed his family, Abou Mohamed has long been resourceful. … Read more

Quasi-crystals, these materials whose constitution defies the laws of chemistry, were created by a nuclear explosion

Piece of red trinitite found in 1945 at the site of the first nuclear explosion. Inside, a ten micron quasi-crystal was found. LUCA BINDI ET AL. July 16, 1945 is not only the beginning of the nuclear age with the first test of an atomic bomb in the Alamogordo desert in New Mexico (United States). … Read more

LIVE: Factory Hall Ritual: Dirty Old Dogs christen their new album Smoke of Fragrant Herbs

The recording of “Let’s Burn Heaven Again” by the Olomouc band Dirty Old Dogs is undoubtedly one of the best domestic records of this year. Dot. It was released in the spring, but she had to wait for the official mission to the world until the end of October, until the baptism, which promised a … Read more

International taxation, global warming, aid to developing countries … the commitments of the G20 in Rome

Some G20 members throw a coin in the water during a visit to the Trevi Fountain in central Rome on October 31, 2021, on the sidelines of the G20 summit. ANDREAS SOLARO / AFP A decisive weekend in Rome. Gathered in the Italian capital on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October for the summit of … Read more