(Français) Lâchers de ballons 2021

9 Dec 2021

(Français) Lâchers de ballons 2021

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(Français) Annulations de lâchers de ballons

1 Dec 2021

(Français) Annulations de lâchers de ballons

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Shipbreaking #64, the International Shipbreaking Show

23 Nov 2021

Shipbreaking #64, the International Shipbreaking Show

“Shipbreaking” # 64
Bulletin of information and analysis on ship demolition
July-August-September 2021
85 pages, 102 sources, 302 photos (+ 3 maps), 16.1 Mo
https://robindesbois.org/wp-content/uploads/shipbreaking64.pdf

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(Français) Les catapultes à Covid et autres pathogènes

19 Nov 2021

(Français) Les catapultes à Covid et autres pathogènes

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(Français) Faits d’hiver en Arctique

18 Nov 2021

(Français) Faits d’hiver en Arctique

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(Français) La porcherie de la Hague

9 Nov 2021

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Atomic cargo ship resumes service

3 Nov 2021

Atomic cargo ship resumes service

The Russian nuclear-powered container ship Sevmorput, which lost half of her propeller last year on her way to Antarctica, has just left St Petersburg. She is carrying 1400 tonnes of equipment for the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. The heavy packages will be unloaded in Vladivostok and then transferred to a conventional vessel bound for Bangladesh. The Sevmorput will use the north-east sea route. According to the press release from Atomflot, a subsidiary of Rosatom, “the crew is ready for the task at hand, the technical characteristics of the vessel will allow her to travel the entire route without the help of an icebreaker.” “Timely delivery of equipment and materials for nuclear power plants under construction is crucial for the timely and cost effective accomplishment of our projects.” The St Petersburg-Vladivostok journey is expected to take 25 days.

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(Français) Sur le front* à Hong Kong

12 Oct 2021

(Français) Sur le front* à Hong Kong

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(Français) Les basses fringues

1 Oct 2021

(Français) Les basses fringues

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Concerns about ex-Deep One

30 Sep 2021

Update of October 4 in link
Update of October 8 in link

Forget the Deep One, Saint Kitts and Nevis flag, ex-Odeep One, Panama flag! Take note that she is now called the Lotus, Gabonese flag, belonging to a certain Seaeco Global Pte Ltd, born on August 17, 2021, whose activity is building and repairing of ships as well as wholesale trade of various goods. Is it a way for Seaeco to negotiate at the best rate possible the pallets of expired hydro-alcoholic lotions stuck on board its property?

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(Français) Plainte Notre-Dame de Paris – Désignation d’une juge d’instruction (+ rectificatif)

29 Sep 2021

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(Français) Sur le front de l’anti-éolien offshore

25 Sep 2021

(Français) Sur le front de l’anti-éolien offshore

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(Français) Les incendies à la loupe – Normandie

23 Sep 2021

(Français) Les incendies à la loupe – Normandie

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(Français) Soutien aux manifestations des pêcheurs professionnels à Cherbourg et au Havre demain 24 septembre 2021

23 Sep 2021

(Français) Soutien aux manifestations des pêcheurs professionnels à Cherbourg et au Havre demain 24 septembre 2021

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(Français) Comptoir d’informations Lubrizol

21 Sep 2021

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(Français) Nitrate d’ammonium, entre amnistie et amnésie

17 Sep 2021

(Français) Nitrate d’ammonium, entre amnistie et amnésie

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The International of Elephant and Rhino Gravediggers sentenced

8 Sep 2021

The International of Elephant and Rhino Gravediggers sentenced

Rennes

The Criminal Court of Rennes (France) today imposed exemplary sentences on eight men of Irish, English, Chinese and Vietnamese origin guilty of trafficking in elephant ivory and rhino horn on French territory and, for some of them, of exporting it to Asia. Seven were found guilty of having committed these offences in conspiracy.

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On the Trail n°30 – the defaunation bulletin

6 Aug 2021

On the Trail n°30 – the defaunation bulletin

On the Trail n°30 – July, August and September 2020
1040 events with references, along with analyses, iconographic documents, maps and historical archives
201 pages (pdf), 12 Mo

“On the Trail” is going on with its analysis of the effects of the Covid-19 crisis on poaching and animal smuggling through one thousand or so genuine examples from around the world. In the third quarter of 2020, rumours are taking hold about pangolin meat, feline meat and lion organs being considered miracle cures for Covid-19. The pandemic causes a surge in wildlife plundering. As soon as the pandemic emerged, it caused an upsurge in trapping. In India and Africa, people from the cities returned to the villages, there were many mouths to feed, and poaching increased. In rich countries, recreational hunting is in full swing; people kill deer, bears, moose and birds of prey to kill time. Wildlife trafficking is on the rise on social networks. In Myanmar, transit and force-feeding centres for pangolins waiting to be smuggled to Thailand are full because of the border closures and transport paralysis. Destocking of raw ivory and other wildlife products accumulated during the full disruption of supply chains are beginning to appear. The global market for wild birds is expanding. The Covid-19 crisis has opened up new opportunities with a confined humanity in need of nature.

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Container ships are bombs (bis)

8 Jul 2021

Container ships are bombs (bis)

A fireball and shock waves felt up to 25 km from Jebel Ali Port, near Dubai, United Arab Emirates, woke up and worried residents on the evening of Wednesday July 7, 2021. Firefighters responded to prevent the fire from spreading to other vessels, in particular the GFS Giselle, a 240 m long container ship.

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(Français) La manif contre la vente du vent

21 Jun 2021

(Français) La manif contre la vente du vent

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(Français) L’horizon est notre avenir, ne le gaspillons pas !

21 Jun 2021

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Like beasts in substandard ships

17 Jun 2021

Like beasts in substandard ships

The report “78 EU-approved livestock carriers” written by Robin des Bois in partnership with the NGOs Animal Welfare Foundation and Tierschutzbund Zürich is more than damning. It is sharp.

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(Français) Le tour de la Med en 92 jours et 12.000 km

17 Jun 2021

(Français) Le tour de la Med en 92 jours et 12.000 km

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Killings in the Arly National Park in Burkina Faso

28 Apr 2021

Killings in the Arly National Park in Burkina Faso

Rory Young, co-founder and CEO of Chengeta Wildlife, David Beriáin and Roberto Fraile, Spanish reporters, were murdered on 26 April 2021 in Arly National Park in Burkina Faso while participating in an anti-poaching patrol with soldiers and rangers. One Burkinabé is still missing. The Arly park is home to elephants, lions and leopards. In 2015, Robin des Bois praised the work of Rory Young in its bulletin “On the Trail” dedicated to poaching and smuggling.
Extract from “On the Trail” n°9 p.75 :
Arrest of 81 suspected poachers. Malawi. May 2015.
Rory Young is a specialist of the anti-poaching battle. He joined the French Foreign Legion when still very young and later becomes a forest ranger in Zimbabwe after 5 years of training. Yet he’s no warmonger. On mission in Malawi, he helps the wildlife agents use to their furthest extent the meager logistical resources at their disposal. 33 poachers have been arrested in 15 days during the month of April around Livonde by 30 rangers who have nothing more than a car and a half and an old boat. A true success compared to the 28 arrests made in all of April in Kruger Park watched over by thousands of guards, drones, helicopters and to some extent by thousands of tourists.

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(Français) Animaux victimes de pratiques magiques et commerce illégal

16 Apr 2021

(Français) Animaux victimes de pratiques magiques et commerce illégal

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(Français) Les Inspecteurs Gadget de l’OMS

31 Mar 2021

(Français) Les Inspecteurs Gadget de l’OMS

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(Français) Les sans-chênes

18 Mar 2021

(Français) Les sans-chênes

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(Français) Coronavirus

11 Feb 2021

(Français) Coronavirus

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Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Nada!

22 Jan 2021

Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Nada!

This Friday 22 January 2021 is a great day. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (1) enters into force.

On 7 July 2017, 122 countries adopted this Treaty. In accordance with its Article 15, it enters into force 90 days after the deposit of the 50th instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Honduras was this 50th categorical opponent to atomic weapons. All the nuclear powers have withdrawn from the adoption Conference and some of them, France, the United States of America and the United Kingdom, are openly hostile to it.

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In search of a solution for the contaminated water of Fukushima

5 Nov 2020

In search of a solution for the contaminated water of Fukushima

Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, March 11, 2011 – Press release n°17

It is said that the Japanese government is about to authorize the release of radioactive water from Fukushima Daiichi into coastal waters and the ecosystem of the Pacific Ocean. Tepco, operator of the plant that crashed on March 11, 2011, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the International Atomic Energy Agency are promoting this option. This voluntary pollution would set a precedent that could be brought up again in the Atlantic Ocean in the event of a major accident at a nuclear power plant or at the La Hague atomic complex in Normandy.

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(Français) Remèdes anti-ordures

21 Jan 2020

(Français) Remèdes anti-ordures

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(Français) L’Atlas du Business des Espèces Menacées

9 Oct 2019

(Français) L’Atlas du Business des Espèces Menacées

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(Français) Linkysition

7 Sep 2016

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(Français) Atlas de la France Toxique

11 May 2016

(Français) Atlas de la France Toxique

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