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Private jet crackdown is idea that could fly

Tax the flying rich: French Transport Minister Clément Beaune is weighing up an idea that would help reduce carbon emissions while sending a message that all members of society must share in the sacrifices caused by the energy crisis. He wants to restrict the use of private jets https://www.lemonde.fr/politique/article/2022/08/22/jets-prives-clement-beaune-veut-une-regulation-julien-bayou-appelle-a-les-bannir_6138671_823448.html.

FILE PHOTO: A field of corn is seen in Schnersheim near Strasbourg

French maize crop rating tumbles as drought deepens

French maize crop conditions declined steeply last week to their lowest level in at least a decade, data from farm office FranceAgriMer showed, as a worsening drought and latest heatwave baked fields in the European Union's top grain producer.

Beluga whale strayed into France's Seine river

Beluga whale in France's River Seine to be moved to saltwater lock

SAINT-PIERRE-LA-GARENNE, France (Reuters) -A beluga whale which strayed into the River Seine, far from its usual habitat of arctic or subarctic waters, will be moved to a saltwater river basin close to the sea on Tuesday, marine conservation group Sea Shepherd France said.

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