Every summer, the oysters’ consumption in Arcachon bay is threatened by the presence of a micro-seaweed, revealed by biological and chemical tests. The oyster farmers accuse theses analysis of not being entirely accurate. The real reason would be a much more dangerous pollution situation, mostly linked to human activities.
Culture – 4 chapters
According to UNESCO, there are around 3 million shipwrecks that sleep peacefully at the bottom of our seas and oceans. With the second largest marine area in the world, France has decided to go to war against the plunder of the remaining wrecks. But is it even possible? For almost a year, OCEAN71 Magazine led a lengthy investigation that took us at the heart of the French authorities and the ocean looters.
Ecology – 1 chapter
The chemical tanker, YM Uranus, was hit by the bulk freighter Hanjin Richzad at the tip of the Brittany coast. OCEAN71 Magazine journalists found the crippled ship while it was towed. Exclusive images.