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Trees facing concrete: the north of France struggles to preserve its soil

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Sustainable Development
Par Bat info source: AFP
Illustrative image - © Rémi Jouan via Wikimedia Commons - Creative Commons License

Fallow factories, decrepit mining towns, abandoned slag heaps: artificialized land abounds in the north of France where people are striving to return some of them to nature at the cost of long and costly work. While continuing to concrete elsewhere.