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17 November 2017

TIGA transforming an industrial territory

The TIGA project (Territories of Innovation of Great Ambition) "Transformation of an industrial territory" to which members of chrono-environment participate was admitted to an hearing by the Caisse des Dépôts and the General Commissariat to the Investment.

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20 September 2017

Alveolar echinococcosis: the parasite is in the meadow.

Echinococcosis, or disease of foxes, is well known in the Jura massif, but it is found in all the cold regions of the globe. This parasitic worm is carried by foxes, it is caught by unintentionally ingesting its tiny eggs present on the wooden berries or the mushrooms or the coat of our contaminated domestic animals.

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11 September 2017

Gallic city, Bibracte keeps delivering its secrets 

2,000 years after its golden age, Bibracte, the former Gaulish capital located in Burgundy, seems to have disappeared under the forest. Anything? No ! For archaeologists are still exploring this city, which never ceases to reveal its secrets.

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7 August 2017

Ardennes: flax seeds 10 000 years old

Flax seeds 10 000 years old were discovered by the Departmental Cell of Archeology of the Ardennes in the sediments of the Meuse Valley, in Autrecourt-et-Pourron. A dating that makes it the first trace of the presence of native (wild) flax in the area.

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26 April 2017

Tracking the Tchernobyl Fauna

Thirty years after the explosion in the nuclear power plant, Renaud Scheifler trampled the soil of Chernobyl to take samples. Back in Besancon, he gives us his impressions on his passage in this unique place.

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