While we are still struggling with the uncertainty of the pandemic, frontline workers continue to put their health at risk to work diligently to treat patients, provide essential supplies, and support our communities. As a recognition of the sacrifices and efforts of essential … [Read more...] about France thanks over 12,000 frontline workers with fast-tracked citizenship
Lack of affordability is one of the biggest barriers for women when it comes to accessing contraceptives. To address this, the French government has announced it will make birth control free and available to all women under 25. The country already makes birth control free to … [Read more...] about France makes birth control free for everyone under 25
If you’ve ever had the unfortunate experience of witnessing a tsunami, tornado, or major tropical storm, you may have noticed a curious trend: the lack of birds. Although not fully backed by scientific evidence yet, researchers are investigating the anecdotal evidence that birds … [Read more...] about Could migratory birds provide early tsunami detection?
Pedestrians and cyclists in Paris are welcoming a new policy that will restrict the speed limit on nearly all streets in the French capital to just 30 kph, down from 50 kph. The law is the latest move by the municipality to advance the city closer to its climate targets and … [Read more...] about Paris lowers the speed limit on most city streets
Each year, about 50 million male chicks — not wanted for meat or eggs — are culled in France, usually by shredding or gassing. That number, however, will soon become zero, thanks to a new law passed by the government, which will ban the killing of male chicks from next … [Read more...] about France will ban the culling of unwanted male chicks by 2022