Environmental news in France: July

Environmental news in France to know about this month. Pictured: Occitanie, France.
Environmental news in France to know about this month. Pictured: Occitanie, France.

In this month's round up of the environmental news making headlines in France, we talk air quality, beekeeping, and the new must-buy eco-friendly rosé from the Loire.

Lockdown twitching

A Great Spotted Woodpecker
A Great Spotted Woodpecker

Confinement in Picardie gave members of an environmental protection association the ideal opportunity to carry out a ‘census’ of bird species in the region. More than thirty Picardie Nature members saw over 100 species, including greater spotted woodpeckers, black kites and great tits, said a spokesman. “During 20-minute slots, once or twice a day, volunteers sat with binoculars to scan the sky and the surrounding area for any species they could see and hear from their balcony or garden.”

The operation, which began in early April in ...

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