Big promises accompanied the French bid for next year's Games. Now politicians and hydrologists are pulling out all the stops to make the capital's river fit for purpose. And cities around the world are watching?Riders of Paris's No 7 Métro line have long enjoyed a scenic view as the track passes near Austerlitz station, set between the beautifully manicured Jardin des Plantes to one side, and the River Seine on the other. Recently, however, that view has been punctured by a circular behemoth: the Austerlitz storage basin - the size of 20 Olympic pools - built to save next summer's Games.With a series of Paris 2024 competitions - and the opening ceremony - slated to take place in a river that has not allowed public swimming for a century, and heavy rains this summer scuppering multiple trial events due to excess bacteria in the water, the Seine remaining unsafe come the start of the Olympics in July is an ever-growing threat. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/oct/08/can-paris-clean-seine-for-next-year-2024-olympics
Zdroj: The Guardian
Počty každoročně ulovených ryb jsou obrovské. Umírají hrůznou smrtí a polovina z nich končí jako krmivo pro hospodářská zvířata