US biotech giant Monsanto has announced that it will cut 900 jobs worldwide as part of a restructuring plan to cope with tough economic times. This comes as the company reported a 14% fall in its third quarter net income.
Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono, John Lennon's widow, have appealed to Britons to reduce their meat consumption. According to the former Beatle, going vegetarian just one day a week helps to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
We look at the rise of the Green Party during the European elections. So is it the economic crisis, frustration with mainstream parties or a growing climate consciousness that has lead to this unexpected wave of support?
In The Week in France: The French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand has released his film "Home", a cry for help to save the planet. Also, ecology parties' results in the European elections and the D-Day commemorations.
Political parties campaigning in Europe's parliamentary elections are exploiting new Internet tools -- from Facebook to Twitter -- in order to raise interest in the poll. Also in this edition, the launch of "Home" the new eco-blockbuster.