No Netherlands without raised bogs – Anyone who tampers with a strict nitrogen policy will tamper with our history

We should opt for strict nitrogen standards, not least to make it possible to create new raised bogs. Because we owe a lot to this most important wild ecosystem that we know in the Netherlands. Nature conservation subjective choiceNature conservation is subjective. Why do we protect the lion and not the AIDS virus? Both are … Read more

Mars Breakthrough Peers Under The Red Planet’s Surface in Scientific First

Peering deeper below the surface of Earth can tell us a lot about its history and geological make-up, and it’s the same for any other planet. Now the InSight lander on the surface of Mars has provided our first in-depth look at what lies just beneath the red planet’s surface. The seismometer on board InSight … Read more

Where do Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson rank among the best backcourts in NBA history?

Anytime the Warriors are on national TV, it feels as though there’s a conversation about the best backcourts in NBA history. There’s a good reason for that: Golden State is home to Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, one of the league’s most dynamic duos who have spent the last decade shattering records and competing for … Read more

In Paris, the Institut du monde arabe explores the multi-thousand-year-old illustrated history of the Jews of the East

“Akedat Yitzhak” (“The Ligature of Isaac”, 1902), by Moshe ben Yitzhak Mizrachi, Jerusalem, colored inks on paper and lithograph on stone, Tel Aviv. COLLECTION PRIVÉE WILLIAM L. GROSS / GROSS FAMILY COLLECTION TRUST Two hundred and eighty works from all over the world were brought together at the Institut du monde arabe (IMA) in Paris … Read more

In Nanterre, a beautiful setting for contemporary history

La Contemporaine in Nanterre. TAKUJI SHIMMURA Around the Nanterre-Université RER station, the landscape changes visibly. South of the rails, freewheeling real estate development saturates the prospects a little more with its inexpensive facades. The north remained until now this disparate fabric formed in the 1970s: the Nanterre campus on one side, the housing bars on … Read more

On This Day in History – November 19th – Almanac

1/3 Astronaut Alan Bean walks on the surface of the moon November 19, 1969, as part of Apollo 12. File Photo courtesy of NASA Today is Friday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2021 with 42 to follow. The moon is full. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, … Read more

The history of Algerians in the kiosk with images of the artist Katia Kameli

The “Algerian novel – chapter I”, image from the video documentary by Katia Kameli. ADAGP, PARIS 2021 She never ceases to navigate between the two shores: Algeria where her father was born, and her maternal France. Katia Kameli could only respond present to the invitation of the Louvre and participate in a project which aims … Read more

“The Bourgeois de Calais”: Michel Bernard, sculpted history

“Les Bourgeois de Calais” (1895), by Auguste Rodin, on the square of the town hall of Calais. DPA/PHOTONONSTOP “Les Bourgeois de Calais”, by Michel Bernard, La Table Ronde, 208 p., € 20, digital € 15. The episode has a prominent place in the account of the famous Hundred Years War. On the strength of their … Read more

“Drawn history of the Jews of Algeria”, plunged into a thousand-year-old memory

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. ED. DISCOVERY What could be better than drawing to make a story of great complexity visible and … Read more

Ncl launches “Greatest Del Sea” with the largest number of itineraries in its history

Norwegian Cruise Line presented its “Greatest Deal Ever” which provides a 35% discount on FlyCruise cruises and packages and includes all Free at Sea packages at 99 euros per person for a 7 day cruise. In addition, the company has put its itineraries on sale until summer 2024, the largest number in its history, with … Read more