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Marine heatwave: the Mediterranean Sea beats temperature records

nd, the sea ends up warming up and bathers on vacation along the Mediterranean this summer were quick to notice! A small difference is that marine heat waves are not as brutal as land heat waves. The water temperature rises more slowly, but then the heat persists longer. Depending on the durat ...

02
Aug
2022

Heat wave and mental health: how heat affects your mood

es. It promotes mood disorders, anxiety, stress but also depression and an increase in suicide rates. It has also been observed that the effects of heat waves on mood are exacerbated in isolated and aging people. Among the elderly, physical discomfort is coupled with an increased risk of depressi ...

21
July
2022

What is the difference between weather and climate?

Be careful not to mix everything up! Since the release of an IPCC assessment report on February 28, 2022, there has been a lot of talk about climate and climate change affecting our planet. About global warming, the IPCC predicts a trajectory of +2.7 degrees. From there to believe that the tempe ...

17
Mar
2022

Garden: 5 good reasons to stop mowing the lawn

en more quickly. Conversely, high grasses manage to better retain moisture from dews and are more resilient in times of high heat, drought or even heat waves. Therefore, even if you don't want to adopt a wild meadow in your garden, consider adjusting the height of mowing according to the weath ...

15
June
2022

Heat wave: 5 tips to cool down

1- Take a shower... but not too cold The first instinct we often think of when we get too hot is to take a shower. This is a good idea, but only if you set the water temperature properly. During hot weather or a heat wave, we all too often tend to take a cold shower. But, in reality, this is not ...

17
June
2022

Kit, shell or wooden pools: which cheap pool to choose?

What is the cheapest inground pool? Since the confinement and with heat waves becoming more and more frequent in our country, more and more French people are realizing their dream of having an in-ground pool. In fact, France is the second largest market in the world for swimming pools after the ...

03
Aug
2022

Forest management: what if France were to take its cue from Portugal?

r in France, which represents the equivalent of the city of Paris and part of the inner suburbs. This sad record can of course be explained by the heat waves that have followed one another over our country for several weeks. Exceptional climatic conditions combining wind, overwhelming heat and dr ...

05
Aug
2022