Ubiquitous food additive alters human microbiota and intestinal environment

Journal Reference: Benoit Chassaing, Charlene Compher, Brittaney Bonhomme, Qing Liu, Yuan Tian, William Walters, Lisa Nessel, Clara Delaroque, Fuhua Hao, Victoria Gershuni, Lillian Chau, Josephine Ni, Meenakshi Bewtra, Lindsey Albenberg, Alexis Bretin, Liam McKeever, Ruth E. Ley, Andrew D. Patterson, Gary D. Wu, Andrew T. Gewirtz, James D. Lewis. Randomized controlled-feeding study of dietary emulsifier … Read more

Environment: the car, a brake on France’s climate ambitions

If the car is in the hot seat today, it is because it represents a double burden, ecological and health. In the fight against climate change, the issue of transport, and in particular the car, is crucial. Transport remains the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions in France (31%), ahead of industry and agriculture (19% … Read more

“Green Justice, when nature files a complaint”, on Ushuaïa TV: green justice, white knight of the environment

“The Immaterial Assembly”, installation of Zazü on the banks of the Loire, in 2009. STENKA QUILLET / ZAZÜ USHUAÏA TV – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 8:45 p.m. – DOCUMENTARY For the first time, sharks filed a complaint with the courts, and obtained the conviction of their torturers, in 2019; for the first time, the French … Read more

Anxiety cues found in the brain despite safe environment

Journal Reference: Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez, Nicholas L. Balderston, James A. Bisby, Joseph Leshin, Abigail Hsiung, John A. King, Daniel S. Pine, Neil Burgess, Christian Grillon, Monique Ernst. Location-dependent threat and associated neural abnormalities in clinical anxiety. Communications Biology, 2021; 4 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s42003-021-02775-x “These findings tell us that anxiety disorders might be more than a lack … Read more

New York State enshrines “the right to a healthy environment” in its Constitution

A polling station in New York, November 2, 2021. During the poll, voters notably supported the right to clean air and water. SETH LITTLE / AP Burn in marble ” the right of everyone to enjoy clean air and water and a healthy environment ”. Voters in New York State voted, with 60.8% of the … Read more

Steven Guilbeault, from environmental activist to Canadian Minister of the Environment

Steven Guilbeault, Canadian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, on October 27, 2021, in Ottawa. BLAIR GABLE / REUTERS LETTER FROM MONTREAL He arrived “used to” at the Glasgow climate change conference. This is the 19e COP in which Steven Guilbeault participates. But for the first time, he finds himself on the side of … Read more

Parliament adopts text to reduce the impact of digital technology on the environment

As world leaders gathered in Glasgow for COP26, Parliament adopted definitively, Tuesday, November 2, by a final vote of the Senate, a bill aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of digital technology and making France a pioneering country in this field. This consensual text, worn by Senator LR Patrick Chaize, includes many measures aimed in … Read more