TENDUA - Association for biodiversity conservation

Newsletter N°7


Saturday March 31 at 8:30 pm : let us all turn off the light to see the world differently !

The Earth Hour movement, one hour for the planet and against climate warming, asks everyone with electricity all over the world, to turn out their lights. Last year, 1.8 billion people turned out their lights for Earth Hour. Ready to beat the record?

17-22 April 2012 : Anna Jeretic Art Show

« Nature will overcome » : paintings, sculptures, etchings, installations, texts from her book « The Waterfall : reflections on art at the time of environmental crisis”, in Paris, 27 rue Keller, 75011, metro Bastille. With a lecture on Thursday April 19 from 7 to 9 pm : “Visual Art at the Time of environmental Crisis” and a debate on Sunday April 22 from 4 to 7 pm :
“Earth Day Celebration”

TENDUA and squalene

People have asked us about the fight against cosmetic anti-aging creams using squalene from sharks (cf. our article on http://www.protection-requins.org/a...
Apart from these creams, on internet and in so-called “organic” stores, they sell “dietary supplements” using shark cartilage. This has more to do with placebo effect than scientific reality. Studies have shown that the ingested quantities are totally insufficient to take care of any type of rheumatism. Please tell people around you that the sharks are disappearing from the oceans, and an ecosystem that disappears will not be reconstituted. It will be replaced by an ecosystem where the old weaker links become dominant. More sharks means more fish, so more jellyfish and sea worms will appear…

 Pelagia noctulia in Mediterranean sea
Pelagia noctulia in Mediterranean sea
© M. Dupuis

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