The World Water forum started this Monday in Marseille; the famous Mediterranean harbor town in southern France. The French media are covering the big international conference extensively. The Daily ‘La Croix’ Used 4 of our images in a ‘water special’ on Saturday and the daily paper on Monday. Including the first page on Saturday. They used one […]
Today we have an 8 page photoessay about the Mekong in the weekend magazine of the French newspaper Le Monde. For those outside of France you can see a slideshow on their website: www.lemonde.fr. In a few days we will have two new interactive maps about the Mekong River online. So please do come back.
For those in Holland. This week in ‘De Groene Amsterdammer’ a big story about the Colorado River.
And next Saturday in Le Monde Magazine a photo essay about the Colorado River.
The most senior and most controversial of French nuclear reactors the Fessenheim 1, in operation since 1977, is in the next few days expected to receive permission to continue operation for another 10 years by the Nuclear Safety Authority of France (ASN), According to an article in the French Daily, Le Figaro. The outdated reactor is located in the Alsace region along the River Rhine. “In the event of a serious accident with even only a partial nuclear fusion its too thin concrete floor could be pierced and the Rhine would be contaminated, all the way to Rotterdam.”