This news program from the Savoie department in southeastern France includes reports on an archeology park in Aussois, the Mont-Blanc Festival of Humor, the effects of global warming on the ski industry in the French Alps, and much more.
Global warming is threatening the ski industry in the French Alps. Many operators have to resort to snow guns to keep the slopes open as snowfall has halved in the last fifty years.
In an effort to promote ecotourism, the town of Echelles has constructed one of the largest natural bathing areas in France. Its filtration system is 100% natural, powered by thousands of plant seedlings.