France Bans Genetically Modified Corn

Sustainability Ninja

France has temporarily banned the planting of Monsanto’s genetically modified corn, ominously called MON810. Monsanto announced in early this year that they would no longer sell genetically modified corn in France because of the major public outcry and opposition. Agriculture france ban GM corn monsanto yieldgard

Israel innovates the next smart city: meet them in France

Green Prophet

Next month in Nice, France meet some of Israel’s clean tech companies. In 2014, Israel was ranked first in the world in the field of innovation related to clean technology according to the “Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2014.”

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Is France moving away from pledge to reduce nuclear capacity?

Green Blog

When Francois Hollande was elected President of France in 2012, he pledged that he would reduce the nuclear energy contribution to the country''s electricity mix from 75% to 50% by 2025. It is possible that France could expect higher electricity demand in 2030 than today.

France Says “Oui” to Masdar Renewables Deal

Green Prophet

Masdar CEO Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber signed a joint declaration with the French government, paving the way for new collaboration on advancing clean energy projects in France. At present, France’s wind energy capacity ranks sixth in the world.

France Takes Bullfighting Off Cultural Heritage List

Eccorazzi

Thanks to pressure from animals rights activists, France has removed bullfighting from its cultural heritage list. Usually it is Spain that comes to mind when the subject of bullfighting is Read More The post France Takes Bullfighting Off Cultural Heritage List appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Sports Top News

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France Looks To Boost Offshore Wind Energy

Eco Friendly Daily

France, which also has relied heavily on nuclear energy, is facing similar dilemmas. By the year 2020, France aims to attain twenty-three percent of their electricity needs through renewable energies.

France aims to ban plastic cups, plates and cutlery

Green (Living) Review

But the proposed ban is not without controversy by Michael Smith (Veshengro) France's latest efforts to reduce pollution, especially in the form of plastic waste, will also affect picnickers in parks and countryside.

First Privately Owned Wildlife Reserve Opens in France

Eccorazzi

Read More The post First Privately Owned Wildlife Reserve Opens in France appeared first on Ecorazzi. A group of French environmentalists started the first private wilderness reserve when their country was failing to protect wildlife. Animals Causes Environment News Top News

Tour de France To Feature First Vegan Cyclist

Eccorazzi

For the first time in its 108-year history, a cyclist participating in the grueling 2,200-mile, three-week Tour de France will complete the race while maintaining a vegan diet.

The Impact of Food on Climate Change: a Dialogue with Frances Moore Lappé. {Book Excerpt}

Elephant Journal

Frances Moore Lappé is the author of 18 books, including Diet for a Small Planet, and winner of the alternative Nobel Prize, the Right Livelihood Award.

Where are the 5 coolest eco-friendly winter sports destinations in Europe?

Green Traveler Guides

| Skiing In Green & White | Europe. In many parts of this vast and varied continent, winter is a great time to visit—especially if you love snow and mountains and the many ways we’ve devised to play in them. So where are the hottest (or should that be coolest?)

All supermarkets should do this!

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Vive la France!

10,000 Birds

Then… …on December 30th 2012, at Les-Baux-de-Provence in France, I finally nailed that little sucker. Famous for this one: The WALLCREEPER ! Vive la France! Birds dipping France wallcreepersA search of more than 20 years. For a fleeting glimpse.

France Says Adieu To Hydraulic Fracking

Eccorazzi

Somewhere, Mark Ruffalo is giving a giant high-five to the entire country of France this morning! Don’t mess with France. A giant high-five.

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Why I’m Not Turning My Facebook Photo Blue, White & Red.

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Russia Gives Puppy to France to Honor Killed Police Dog

Eccorazzi

Russia has offered to send an Alsatian puppy to France as a tribute to the police dog who was killed during a raid linked to the Paris attacks. The brave pooch Read More The post Russia Gives Puppy to France to Honor Killed Police Dog appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Paul McCartney Not Happy with France’s Ban on Veg Meals in Schools

Eccorazzi

Paul McCartney is not too happy with France’s decision to ban vegetarian meals from its schools. McCartney, a long-time vegetarian and animal advocate, is speaking out against the ban, which was passed in October and forbids schools to sell meat-free meals to students or let students bring meat-free meals from home. According to The Telegraph, McCartney [.]. Animals Causes Eats Lifestyle People Vegan paul mccartney

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Jane Goodall Urges Air France to End Cruel Primate Trade

Eccorazzi

Primate expert, Jane Goodall contacted Air France, urging them to stop shipping primates to labs for experimentation. Read More The post Jane Goodall Urges Air France to End Cruel Primate Trade appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Why Walking Away from Responsibility May Be the Best Choice.

Elephant Journal

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France offers €200 subsidy on electric bike purchases

Green (Living) Review

In a bid to get more people on their bikes, and to boost alternative transport methods, France is offering its citizens a financial incentive for purchasing an e-bike.

Europe’s 8 best ‘eco’ classical music festivals this summer

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France unveils measures to reduce energy use

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Even after the election of François Hollande as President of France, an energy conservation measure of the previous government will be implemented. percent of the total electricity consumed in France, this is only a necessary first step.

France’s GDF Suez Jumps on Morocco’s Wind Wagon

Green Prophet

No stranger to wind, GDF Suez from France inked a 20 year deal with to build and operate a 300 MW plant in the Tarfaya Desert.

The French have Figured Out the Joy that Comes with Doing Less.

Elephant Journal

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IUCN to Make Nature’s Solutions Central to the World Water Forum in France

Green Prophet

Thousands of people will gather for the 6th World Water Forum in Marseille, France between the 12th and 17th of March, 2012 in order to address the escalating challenges presented by water shortages, pollution, and population growth.

Europe’s 6 best ‘green’ classical music festivals in summer 2016

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Democratizing Our Food System: Frances Moore Lappé on Agroecology

Green (Living) Review

James Cromwell Locks Himself in Cage to Protest Against Air France

Eccorazzi

Read More The post James Cromwell Locks Himself in Cage to Protest Against Air France appeared first on Ecorazzi. Actor James Cromwell voluntarily caged himself at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), as part of a protest against alleged cruelty to monkeys.

Another Terror Attack in France: What Now?

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Europe WAYLON: Today Only france attacks how to explain terrorism to children how to save the world love not hate nice pray for nice terrorismI heard the news this morning on the radio while driving my kids to school and nursery.

From green bonds to solar roads: France's low-carbon revolution is taking shape

Green (Living) Review

History was made in France a little over a year ago when national delegates from across the world agreed on a landmark climate deal. So, France was the place where mankind finally agreed to get serious about fighting climate change.

Ekyog: France’s Eco Fashion Secret is Out!

Eco Chic

So I thought I had wandered into heaven when on top of all the lovely food and picturesque walks, I found an Ekyog boutique (it’s one of many in France), which sold beautifully made, perfectly French, gloriously green clothing.

Ekyog: France’s Eco Fashion Secret is Out!

Eco Chic

So I thought I had wandered into heaven when on top of all the lovely food and picturesque walks, I found an Ekyog boutique (it’s one of many in France), which sold beautifully made, perfectly French, gloriously green clothing.

'Ugly' fruit and vegetables prove a hit in France

Green (Living) Review

France experiments with paying people to cycle to work

Green (Living) Review

In France, some twenty companies and other institutions employing a total of 10,000 people have signed up to pay their staff 25 cents (Euro) per kilometer biked to work, the trans port ministry said in a statement.

Product Review: South of France Spa Naturals Skincare

The Green Samaritan

I was also able to try their South of France body bar. rm I don’t care for South of France products at all. so we can ensure our products can be available at a value but some of the products were once made in France.

Je t’aime dear Paris: My Scars of Terrorism weep with Your Wounds.

Elephant Journal

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Tour de France Finale Fever. ~ Tina Wild

Elephant Journal

You could feel the anticipation buzzing in the air for the Tour de France race around the city to the finish line on the Champs Élysées.

France harnesses horse power to recycle waste

Green (Living) Review

Around 60 towns in France have started using horse-drawn carts to collect waste in order to reduce pollution, lower costs and limit noise. But, in those towns in France were this old way is in use it seems to be working and working well indeed.

Breaking News: Paris Takes a Serious Stand Against Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

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Terrorism: Is Forgiveness the Solution?

Elephant Journal

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