a lynx killed, proven case of poaching

A female lynx discovered dead last month in the canton of Frasne (Doubs) was killed by firearm, according to the results of an autopsy revealed Friday, October 14 by the Dréal of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in a press release. The investigations, carried out by the French office for biodiversity (OFB)concluded unequivocally that there had been an illegal … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

American associations want to prevent Elon Musk from buying Twitter

Several human rights NGOs have joined forces in the hope of preventing Elon Musk from buying Twitter, for fear that the multi-billionaire will allow toxic behavior to explode on the platform. “If we don’t block this operation, he will give a megaphone to demagogues and extremists, who (…) incite hatred, violence and harassment”, Nicole Gill, … Read more

First known case of bird flu in a porpoise

A porpoise who died on a Swedish beach in June succumbed to avian flu, in the first case identified in this type of cetacean in the world, announced the Veterinary Institute of Sweden on Wednesday August 30. “To our knowledge, this is the first confirmed case in the world of avian influenza in a porpoise.said … Read more

A bird flu outbreak in Ain, 10,600 ducks slaughtered

The home was “depopulated” and “disinfected” and a 3 km protection zone around the farm was set up. 10,600 ducks were slaughtered after an outbreak of avian flu was declared in a farm in Ain, the department prefecture told AFP on Sunday. “State services (departmental directorate for the protection of populations) of Ain have revealed … Read more

aggressive hound killed by neighbor after injuring four people

A resident of a building in Grigny (Essonne) killed an attack dog on Sunday that was attacking four young women in a neighboring apartment, a police source told AFP on Tuesday August 16. Sunday around 3:00 p.m., this man hears “cries of distresscoming from a neighboring apartment. Upon entering, he finds that four women are … Read more