Green news in France: March 2020

A monthly update on environmental events and occurrences in France: opposition to luxury club, ex- ecology minister rues time in power, Coming together for biodiversity and Cotton bud maker’s paper success

Opposition to luxury club in Loir-et-Cher

A 400 hectare area of ‘Natura 2000’ protected forest and fields in the Sologne region of Loir-et-Cher, is the subject of a renewed proposal to build a luxury tourist complex (see illustration above).

The project would include 565 homes, a golf course, riding school, tennis courts and swimming pool.

Located a few kilometres from Chambord Castle, the project, previously halted in 2014 following local opposition, has come under fire from regional elected officials ...

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