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Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.06.2020
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
The CNRS and Mayotte's Centre Universitaire de Formation et de Recherche (CUFR) have just approved the creation of a global ecology study site on the Mahoran archipelago.

Environment - Physics - 22.06.2020

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.05.2020
Marine species are outpacing terrestrial species in the race against global warming
Marine species are outpacing terrestrial species in the race against global warming
Global warming is causing species to search for more temperate environments in which to migrate to, but it is marine species - according to the latest results of a Franco-American study mainly involv

Environment - 24.04.2020
Underprotected marine protected areas in a global biodiversity hotspot
Underprotected marine protected areas in a global biodiversity hotspot
Through the assessment of the 1062 marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Mediterranean Sea, covering 6% of the Mediterranean Basin, a research team led by the CNRS has shown that 95% of the total protected are lacks regulations to reduce human impacts on biodiversity 1 .

Environment - Life Sciences - 20.04.2020
Ants restore Mediterranean dry grasslands
Ants restore Mediterranean dry grasslands
In nature, certain species are able to regulate the cycling of soil nutrients and vegetation diversity and dynamics.

Environment - Physics - 01.04.2020
'2H of water from fluid inclusions in Proterozoic halite: Evidence for a deuterium-depleted hydrosphere'
«2H of water from fluid inclusions in Proterozoic halite: Evidence for a deuterium-depleted hydrosphere»
'2H were measured in water present in tiny primary fluid inclusions trapped in Mesoproterozoic ('1.4 Ga) and Neoproterozoic ('0.8 Ga) halite crystals.

Environment - 26.02.2020
Tech4Earth 2020: 2 winning projects from ENS de Lyon
The selection committee met on January 23, 2020 and announced the six winning projects from the Tech4Earth call for proposals.

Environment - 26.02.2020
Tech4inclusion 2020: 2 winning projects from ENS de Lyon
The selection committee met on January 23, 2020 and announced the six winning projects from the Tech4Earth call for proposals.

Environment - 27.01.2020

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.01.2020
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
A major airborne and oceanographic mission off the Caribbean island of Barbados is preparing to study two major climate unknowns: trade wind cumulus clouds and mesoscale eddies in the ocean.

Environment - 06.01.2020
A better estimate of water-level rise in the Ganges delta
A better estimate of water-level rise in the Ganges delta
For the first time, scientists have provided reliable regional estimates of land subsidence and water-level rise in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 04.12.2019
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
From 7 December 2019 to 25 January 2020, a team of scientists from France (CNRS and Université Grenoble Alpes ) and Italy ( Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche , Istituto Nazionale Geofisica e Vulcano

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 24.05.2019

Environment - 16.05.2019

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 10.12.2018

Mechanical Engineering - Environment - 06.08.2018
The bark side of the force
The bark side of the force
As the vertical position is unstable—for both trees and humans—mechanisms are needed to offset the effect of gravity.

Innovation - Environment - 13.07.2018
CNRS' first overseas subsidiary : CNRS@CREATE, Singapore
CNRS’ first overseas subsidiary : CNRS@CREATE, Singapore
The CNRS will be setting up CNRS@CREATE, its first overseas subsidiary, in Singapore. Its objective will be to manage Franco-Singaporean research activities as part of the Singaporean ecosystem.

Environment - Innovation - 26.06.2018
Towards an authentically human intelligent habitat
Towards an authentically human intelligent habitat
How can technology improve our housing conditions' How will we interact with “intelligent” housing? What information is it possible and desirable to share? What future legislative framework for these

Environment - Life Sciences - 17.05.2018
Climate change, forests and fruit production: INRA strengthens ties with Brazil and Argentina
Climate change, forests and fruit production: INRA strengthens ties with Brazil and Argentina
In early May 2018, Philippe Mauguin, President of INRA, visited South America to strengthen the Institute's long-standing scientific commitments and develop new opportunities.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 28.08.2017
CO2 and temperature decoupling at the million-year scale during the Cretaceous Greenhouse
CO2 and temperature decoupling at the million-year scale during the Cretaceous Greenhouse
Optical microscopic view of a cuticle of the Frenelopsis fossil conifer used to reconstruct the atmospheric CO2 concentration in the Cretaceous.

Life Sciences - Environment - 20.07.2017
Our ancestors were already warm-blooded just before the Permian-Triassic extinction event
Our ancestors were already warm-blooded just before the Permian-Triassic extinction event
For how long have warm-blooded animals existed? The time at which this character first appeared in the ancestors of mammals has long been debated.

Life Sciences - Environment - 20.07.2017
Our ancestors were already warm-blooded just before the Permian-Triassic extinction event
Our ancestors were already warm-blooded just before the Permian-Triassic extinction event
For how long have warm-blooded animals existed? The time at which this character first appeared in the ancestors of mammals has long been debated.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 13.07.2017
Mercury in the Arctic Ocean: Stopover in the tundra
Mercury in the Arctic Ocean: Stopover in the tundra
The Arctic Ocean and its fauna are far from major sources of pollution. So why are they so contaminated with mercury? This mystery has just been solved by an international team including researchers from the CNRS, the Desert Research Institute, and the University of Colorado.

Administration - Environment - 24.04.2017
International outlook and joint innovation: two INRA nominations strengthen two bold commitments
International outlook and joint innovation: two INRA nominations strengthen two bold commitments
INRA President Philippe Mauguin has named Christine Cherbut Deputy Director General for Scientific Affairs.

Environment - 20.02.2017
Unexpected Early Triassic marine ecosystem and the rise of the Modern evolutionary fauna
Unexpected Early Triassic marine ecosystem and the rise of the Modern evolutionary fauna
Characteristic earliest Spathian organisms of the Paris Biota.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 31.01.2017

Administration - Environment - 14.11.2016
Searching for the world’s oldest ice
Why did the rhythm of glaciations suddenly slow down about a million years ago? To answer this question and to better forecast future climate change, a consortium of researchers from 14 institutions

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.10.2016
Agricultural performance, food security, bioeconomy & innovation: INRA's global strategy for the next ten years
Agricultural performance, food security, bioeconomy & innovation: INRA’s global strategy for the next ten years
Stabilise global warming, reduce food insecurity, ensure energy transitions, construct agricultural systems for the future, prepare Open Science and Big Data..

Economics / Business - Environment - 04.07.2016
PwC, École Polytechnique and Google launch the LEAD Academy
PwC, École Polytechnique and Google launch the LEAD Academy
Demographic explosion, increasing urbanization, technological develop-ments, climate change, and resource scarcity are among the many external influences for which business leaders must prepare by putting an end to traditional value chains and shaping new growth models.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 20.06.2016

Environment - 21.04.2016
The Climate: from the Past to the Future
The Climate: from the Past to the Future
More than 2,000 researchers, faculty, administrative staff and students at UPMC and Sorbonne University are working every day to understand and explain the issues of climate change to enable citizens to take over these issues.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 24.08.2015

Environment - Life Sciences - 10.07.2015
Climate: Decisive Feedback on our Future
Climate: Decisive Feedback on our Future
Luc Abbadie, UPMC professor and director of the Paris Institute of Ecology and Environmental Science (IEES [1]) presents the focus of his research and issues of the conference Our Common Future Under Climate Change, at which he hosted a parallel session.

Life Sciences - Environment - 17.03.2014
A Franco-Chiliean Research Lab on Marine Algae Biodiversity
The CNRS, UPMC and two Chilean universities signed an agreement on March 17, 2014 creating a joint international unit (IMU) 1 that will strengthen their cooperation in the field of ecology and evolutionary marine biology.

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