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Practising sport in a polluted environment can expose you to elements that are hazardous to health. RossHelen/Shutterstock

How air pollution can affect athletes

Sports activities can expose you to pollutants that are hazardous to your health.
In France’s Drôme region, new wind turbines contrast with the aging Tricastin nuclear power plant, build in the early 1980s. Jeanne Menjoulet/Wikimedia

The problems with climate scenarios, and how to fix them

Climate modelling wields huge influence on governments and investors’ decisions. Yet, researchers point out a lack of precision.
Manifestation de jeunes activistes pour le climat à la COP27 de Charm el-Cheikh en novembre 2022. Fayez Nureldine/AFP

Climate: can young activists still sway the outcome of COP negotiations?

Since the major demonstrations organised in Madrid (COP25) and Glasgow (COP26), young people seem to have less and less of a voice at the UN’s major climate conferences. Why?
According to figures from the Virage survey (2015), in the course of their lives, 3.9% of the men surveyed had experienced sexual violence, compared with 14.5% of women. Pexels

#MeTooGarçons: ‘In France, 80% of violent acts against men affect those under 18’

As #Metoo continues to unfurl in France, men are now also speaking up against abuse they experienced. The Conversation sat down with the country’s first sociologist researching this phenomenon.
Artist’s conception of what a structure to support floating mangroves would look like. Aptum Architecture/CEMEX

Ocean forests: how ‘floating’ mangroves could provide a broad range of ecological and social benefits

Mangrove forests are shrinking due to human activities, yet they’re essential for shoreline protection and carbon sequestration. Ongoing research explores the concept of “floating” mangrove forests.
Cillian Murphy stars as the title character in the 2023 drama Oppenheimer. . Melinda Sue Gordon/Universal Pictures

Debate: The amorality of ‘Oppenheimer’

Christopher Nolan’s historical drama took home seven Oscars, but the film conspicuously avoids Oppenheimer’s intimate involvement in how his diabolical weapon was used – and where.
En essayant d'être multitâche, nous reportons en réalité notre attention d'une tâche à l'autre rapidement, ce qui peut mener à une surcharge cognitive. perfectlab/Shutterstock

Mental workload: how can we prevent our brains from overheating?

Despite being a central concept in the digital age, mental workload remains difficult to define and study in real-life situations.

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