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Agriculture

The market gardener of the city hall

Since 2018, the city of Vannes in Brittany has created a municipal organic market gardening company. At the key: a municipal market gardener job that was quickly filled. This one is thus employed by the city hall to produce fruits and vegetables. Strawberries, rhubarb, green beans, tomatoes … Ronan, who took the job in July […]

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Feminism

Espionage and mesh codes

Knitting while spying on trains? And why not. The agents of the Ramble network, directed by Louise de Bettignies during the First World War, used the most astute means to avoid being spotted. Cover picture: Wikipedia

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Medical desert Mobilities Rurality

The hospital of Dinan puts an end to its deliveries

The decision had been on the table for a long time: on November 15, 2020, parturients were no longer able to give birth at the hospital in Dinan, a town of 15,000 inhabitants, sub-prefecture of the Côtes d’Armor. A choice that reflects the deteriorated situation of the public hospital in France. Cover picture: Solen Feyissa […]

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Agriculture

Misfortune is in the electromagnetic field

Weakening herds, repeated abortions, animals in poor health… everywhere in France, mysterious disorders are affecting breeders. The reason according to them? The implantation of electrical works near their farms. In 2019, they set up an association and are now fighting to have the damage recognized. Cover picture: Evi T. from Deepl.

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Family Feminism Love

At the age of 16, Amandine had an abortion without telling her parents

At the age of 16, Amandine had to have an abortion. It was an ordeal that left a deep impression on her and made her stronger. In this article, she confides in the first person about this painful and emotional experience. Cover picture: Manon Boquen.

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Agriculture Biodiversity

What we sow

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 75% of the world’s food comes from twelve plant and five animal species. The Kaol Kozh association, based in Roscoff, has decided to fight against this decline in biodiversity by cultivating and propagating peasant seeds around it. A constant struggle against powerful agricultural lobbies. […]

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Mobilities

With Ehop, carpooling close to home

The success of Blablacar’s large carpooling platform is undeniable. Only, it is regularly used for long journeys. In front of this plethoric offer, Ehop proposes another type of carpooling: the proximity one. To go to work together as well as to take a person without means of locomotion to do his shopping, the service wants […]

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Feminism

Final sterilization, a fighter’s course

Authorized since 2011, tubal ligation remains inaccessible for many women in France. “You are going to regret it”, “you are too young”, “think of those who cannot have children”, remarks are common and judgments are always infantile. With the enlightenment of French-Canadian doctor Martin Winckler. Cover picture: Deepl.

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Employment Youth

Le Bel Espoir gets a second life

Sailing, the association Les Amis de Jeudi Dimanche (AJD), created by Father Michel Jaouen, has made it its raison d’être. At their shipyard in Lannilis, Finistère, trainees, trainers and volunteers are busy getting their boat underway: a new ship of the same name, Le Bel Espoir. A shipyard where diversity and autonomy reign. Cover picture: […]

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Digital Mobilities

Combining telework and vacations, the success of “workation”

For a change of scenery, some teleworkers decide to leave for a few days in search of a relaxed and pleasant environment. A tempting combination that is beginning to be emulated. Cover picture: Irina Leoni on Unsplash.com