tourism

Mass tourism forces the closure of a paradise island

This week, the Philippines closed for six months the most popular island of the archipelago which seems to have become, according to President Rodrigo Duterte, a "septic tank" because of mass tourism. Let's take a closer look at this phenomenon visible on a global scale.

115 new species discovered in Asia

The Mekong region continues to introduce us to new animal species. Let's take a closer look at the hundreds of new specimens listed last year.

Begpacking, the new beggar tourism

A blogger from Singapore stirred up a stir by posting photos of young Westerners begging to "finance their trip around the world." This new phenomenon is called “begpacking”.

After sleeping 250 years, a volcano wakes up in 2017!

After more than two centuries of inactivity, a Russian volcano woke up from its sleep and came back to life with a spectacular explosion. Let's take advantage of this event to learn more about volcanoes.

Peggy Whiston, Space Woman

The American Peggy Whiston has just made history. Let's take a closer look at how this woman holds the record for performing the most spacewalks.

Wood Buffalo Park in Danger

In a recent report the UN maintains that Wood Buffalo National Park in northern Alberta is threatened by several elements. Let's take a closer look at the current situation regarding this park.

50 years ago, Walt Disney died

On December 15, 1966, the father of the famous character Mickey Mouse died of lung cancer at the age of 65. Let's discover, half a century later, the legacy left by Walt Disney.

"Moutondeuses" maintain the lawn of the Reford Gardens

Ten young sheep will maintain, throughout the summer, the lawns of the Jardins de Métis in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region. Let's take a closer look at this eco-grazing project which will make it possible to avoid the use of gasoline mowers.

The Pont des Arts bends under the weight of the "love padlocks"

A fence of the famous Pont des Arts in Paris collapsed this week. Let's take a closer look at how lovers of the planet, who hang a barred padlock to symbolize their love, will soon have to find more ecological alternatives.

The Grand Canyon: young or old?

New study shows parts of the Grand Canyon were dug “only” a few million years ago. Let's take a closer look at what this study found about this wonder of the world, located in the United States, still very popular with tourists from all over.