IUCN World Conservation Congress (Sep 2021)

Logo Planeta.com spotlights the work of the IUCN and provides these profiles which are slowly updated before, during, and after events. We are keen to learn about trends in environmental conservation and the changing political and environmental climates. Request – Please let us know if you are attending or interested in following the congress as …

France Links

France flag What would locals like visitors to know about France? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesUNESCO to add France’s ‘king of lighthouses’ to world heritage listFrance has passed a law protecting the sounds and smells of the countryside – CNNWhy the French love to say no – BBCFrance-fuel-tax-gilets-jaunes-dumps-controversial-fuel-taxFrom Bordeaux to Brie, …

Bastille Day

Photo: UN, Fireworks July 14 Bastille Day in France. Hashtag: #BastilleDay Wikipedia: Bastille Day is the national day of France, which is celebrated on the 14th of July each year. In French, it is formally called la Fête nationale. The French National Day is the anniversary of Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, …

French

France Flag French = the Romance language of France, also used in parts of Belgium, Switzerland, and Canada, in several countries of northern and western Africa and the Caribbean, and elsewhere Recommended ListeningGender assignment in French – An explanation for why words are assigned either masculine or feminine gender in the French language. arteradio.com silenceradio.org …

Paris Links

Paris Flag What would locals like visitors to know about Paris? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Eiffel TowerIs it Illegal to Take Photographs of the Eiffel Tower at Night?Do Night Photos of the Eiffel Tower Violate Copyright?Société d’Exploitation de la Tour [email protected] HeadlinesParis’ famous Champs-Élysées set for green transformation – CNNCoronavirus: Paris …

Wild France = France Sauvage

Photo: Bruno Jargot, Village of Arvieux Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in France. This page curates relevant resources related to the parks, reserves, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Wikipedia: The national parks of France is a system of ten national parks throughout metropolitan France and its overseas departments, coordinated by …

Bretagne = Brittany

Flag Wikipedia: Bretagne (Brittany) is a cultural region in the northwest of France, covering the western part of what was known as Armorica during the period of Roman occupation. It became an independent kingdom and then a duchy before being united with the Kingdom of France in 1532 as a province governed as if it …

Paris

Photo: The Climate Group Paris is the capital city of France. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ToUHfLLYVJ4DCFSr9 GeographyParis is located on the Seine River. Cultural WorldThe city hosts numerous iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe among its many attractions, along with world famous institutions such as the Louvre and …

Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral

Photo: edwademd, Interior (2012) Paris – On April 15, 2019, a fire broke out in the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral, causing considerable damage to the building. The cathedral’s spire and roof collapsed, and significant damage was done to the interior of the church as well as its artifacts. Key Linksnotredamedeparis.fr Elsewhere on the WebICOMOS Embedded …