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Plans to mine for gold in French Guiana will have a 'catastrophic impact on the environment'. WWF has launched an awareness campaign calling on the public to petition Emmanuel Macron, the French president to stop the controversial Montagne d'Or project. PASCAL CANFIN, the chief executive of WWF ...

Romain Veillon is a photographer who loves to shoot urban ruins and share what he finds with the world. The beauty of what remains when humanity abandons a place to nature is fully evident in his book, "Ask The Dust"— as well as his impressive portfolio. Veillon first learned the history of the prisoners France sent to ...
NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and French space agency (Centre National D'Etudes Spatiales —CNES) are working together on inter-planetary missions like Mars, Venus and asteroid projects. The collaboration on interplanetary missions is part of the joint vision for space ...
Video credit: Arianespace. A European Ariane 5 rocket climbed off its launch pad in French Guiana with nearly 3 million pounds of thrust Thursday, carrying two communications satellites to orbit for the Japanese military and British-based Avanti Communications. The nearly 180-foot-tall (55-meter) Ariane 5 ...
For doctors in search of an adventure, the Amazon rainforest can be just the spot. Clinics in remote parts of French Guiana are vital for the local population but filling positions is no easy task. One French doctor described his overseas mission, living and working far from the everyday luxuries most of us take ...
France-based renewable power producer Voltalia has begun construction of a 5.1 MW biomass plant in Cacao, French Guiana. Voltalia designed the facility and will be in charge of its construction, operation and maintenance. According to Voltalia, the power plant will operate continuously. It will combust ...
I always knew what I wanted to do after college. Moving to an Amazon-adjacent department of France was not it. With aspirations of becoming a writer, the banana trees and marshy vegetation of French Guiana did not fit into my very concrete plan (one that had been set in motion since discovering the ...
March 26 (Renewables Now) - France-based renewable power plants operator Voltalia SA (EPA:VLTSA) has initiated the construction of a 5.1-MW biomass plant in French Guiana, targeting commissioning in 2020. The company said last week that once it switches on the facility it will have six renewable ...


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