IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

Poster Held every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. The next conference takes place June 11-19, 2020 in Marseille, France. The event is jointly organized by the French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and brings together leaders …

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, …

Le Tour de France

Elsewhere on the Web Le Tour de France (July 7-29) letour.fr racecenter.letour.fr facebook.com/letour @letour Tweets by LeTour Tour de France Lingo Tete de la cours = head of the pack Peloton = the pack Arrière du peloton = stragglers 2019 Tour de France 2019: route analysis https://deadspin.com/the-tour-de-france-is-up-for-grabs-for-the-first-time-i-1836043867 2018 tour-de-france-2018-route-changes – fansided By the way, if …

Marseille, France

Logo Marseille is located on France’s south coast and is the second largest city in France. Capital of the Bouches-du-Rhône department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region Key Links marseille.fr @marseille Tweets by marseille Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Marseille? Wikipedia Marseille Planeta.com France IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 Cities

Wild France (France Sauvage)

France Flag Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in France. This page collects relevant links and resources related to the parks and 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 the …

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 Links notredamedeparis.fr Elsewhere on the Web …

France Links

France flag Links related to France presented in somewhat random fashion: Firminy https://sitelecorbusier.com/en http://www.ville-firminy.fr https://colinbisset.com/2019/03/05/formidable-firminy My latest blogpost is about Firminy. Head over to my website for loads more pictures. Link in header.#firminy #firminyvert #newtown #urbanism #lecorbusier #lecorbusierarchitecture… https://t.co/kceytT7A0p — Colin Bisset (@cdbisset) March 5, 2019 Tour de France Le Tour de France Celebrations July …

Paris

Photo: The Climate Group Paris is the capital city of France. Geography Paris is located on the Seine River. Cultural World The 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 Links

Paris Flag Links related to Paris presented in somewhat random fashion: Current Time Paris If it is 4pm in Paris, what time is it elsewhere? Flickr Paris Nature Flickr Groups Current events in Paris Twitter @soundlandscapes @LaTourEiffel Recommended listening Designing Grand Cities: what we can learn from Paris – In the late 90s, the French …

Bretagne = Brittany

Flag 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 were …