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Recycling your old Smartphone is now possible!

Recycling your old Smartphone is now possible!

From now, I will try to share an ecological innovation each week. Today, I would like to talk to you about Rainforest Connection, which is an American start-up fighting against deforestation by detecting  chainsaws noises to stop the  felling on site. Illegal  deforestation is a fact, and it  already has destroyed up to 40 % of the Amazonian  total surface. What I especially like about their approach is the use of old Smartphones to fill its mission.

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Tilikum is dead

Tilikum is dead

I am not very surprised if you do not know about Tilikum’s death, and even if you don’t know who he was at all. However, Tilikum was a star being one of the most famous captive orca worldwide at Seaworld Orlando. This orca lived most of his life in captivity, staying for 25 years at Seaworld, before dying on January 2017 from a pulmonary infection.  When I heard about his passing, I felt so sad as I really hoped he could be free one day.

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Activities with animals to avoid during your holidays

Activities with animals to avoid during your holidays

This is summertime and you might want to travel to a country where you would be able to see and touch wild animals. However, most of of the time, these animals are abused for our entertainment. You will find here a list of the 10 most cruel activities with wild animals to absolutely avoid and some alternatives instead.

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Drawing with felt-tip pens, Bertille.

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The Story of Stuff: A powerful documentary

The Story of Stuff: A powerful documentary

I had the opportunity to watch The Story of Stuff, which is a 20 minutes animated documentary about the lifecycle of material goods. My first thought after watching this was that everybody should take these short 20 minutes to watch this powerful documentary. Annie Léonard, who wrote and narrated the film, is an American proponent of sustainability and a critic of excessive consumerism.

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