Today is World Wildlife Day ! This year’s theme is centered around forests, forest species, and their ecosystems. Our Co-President, Manon, wants to celebrate forest wildlife by inviting you to sign the petition launched by AVA France to end stag-hunting 🌲

Did you know that 68% of French people consider that their Government fails to protect animals on a daily basis? Although French lawmakers recently debated and eventually adopted the bill that will ban the display of wild animals in circus and the captivity of dolphins in marine parks from 2026, and generally puts an end to animal abuse in households; we think it is time to go even further. This law must signal a clear break with past political considerations of animal welfare.

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A Greener French Parliament for International Day for Biological Diversity! 🌿

Today marks International Day for Biological Diversity 2020! To mark the occasion, we wanted to propose that the French parliament lead by way of example, taking 3 simple – yet tangible – steps towards fighting climate change and protecting biodiversity:

➡️ Green Monday, with solely vegetarian food in the canteen once a week 🥗
➡️ Water fountains for people to refill, rather than plastic bottles from vending machines 💧
➡️ Fairtrade coffee only on offer ☕️

Our letter to President Richard Ferrand (page 1 above, page 2 below) 📝

International Day of Light 2020! 💡

Today marks International Day of Light 2020! And what better time to fight against – you guessed it! – light pollution? 🤗

With each and every lights-out operation that we undertake, we come across far too many shop fronts and shop signage left illuminated well after 1:00am, which flies in the face of prevailing regulations 😒 Lire plus – Continue reading “International Day of Light 2020! 💡”


It’s the beginning of the Fair-Trade Fortnight! And what better opportunity to promote the ethical and socially conscious approach adopted by certain brands, who believe that local producers of cocoa, tea, coffee, rice and coconut should receive more than peanuts for their produce! 🍫

According to Ademe, the French agency for environmental transition, in 2015, the average French person spent no more than a paltry €0.15 on ethically produced / sourced produce 🙈 Lire plus – Continue reading “FAIR-TRADE FORTNIGHT 🌿”