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Grand Lille TV - L'huile de friture transformée en carburant View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

This news report explores the possibilities of new biofuels. The company Gecco is testing biofuels made from coffee grounds and cooking oil on service vehicles and a school bus in hopes of converting waste from schools and other institutions.

France 24 - Découvrez le parcours du médicament : Du laboratoire à la pharmacie View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In this video you will learn about the process of developing and marketing new medications in France. After numerous trials on animals, then humans, a drug is finally put on the market once the price is set by the European Medicines Agency.

Actus Quartier - Repair Café View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

People flock to the Repair Café to have their broken devices repaired. The concept was introduced in Holland by a journalist who decided it was much better to fix things rather than throw them away. In a convivial atmosphere, volunteers fix items while you watch or you can fix it yourself with some assistance.

Télévision Bretagne Ouest - Abbaye du Relec : Immersion dans un potager du Moyen Âge View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Have you ever eaten an orache or a cardoon? Though popular in the Middle Ages, these vegetables are rarely harvested nowadays. But you'll find them in the garden of the Abbaye du Relec (Relec Abbey), which contains vegetables from many different time periods and countries.

Actus Quartier - Manif anti-nucléaire à Bastille View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Did you know that France is the most nuclear-dependent country in the world? These protesters are trying to change that statistic in their demonstration against nuclear energy in Paris's Place de la Bastille.

Le Journal - La grippe aviaire - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Birds aren't the only ones who might feel their lifestyle's been a bit restricted lately. France’s rural cats enjoy a good hunt. But the avian flu has put the lid on sporting felines living in affected areas.

Le Journal - La grippe aviaire - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Five of the nine districts of Lyon, the second largest French city, are being monitored for the H5N1 virus, better known as “Bird Flu”.

Le Journal - L'âge et la fertilité View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

It’s common to see photos of celebrities aged forty and up happily pregnant or pushing a pram. But according to most doctors, a woman’s chances of conceiving drop dramatically after age thirty-eight or so. Of course there are exceptions. Modern medical fertility treatments allowed a sixty-six-year-old Romanian woman to give birth to twins in 2005. But unless we’re willing and able to procure such treatments, which can be financially, emotionally, and physically draining, those who want to wait until their forties to have kids will have to take their chances.

TV Tours - Apiculture: Des ruches sur le toit d'un supermarché (Vendée) View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

A beekeeper in La Roche-sur-Yon has found the perfect place for his apiary: the rooftop of a supermarket. It's a win-win situation: the store manager helps the beekeeper with his production in return for a steady supply of local honey.

Télévision Bretagne Ouest - Découvrir des épaves au Musée sous-marin de Lorient View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Underwater Museum of Lorient might be a little hard to get to, given that it's literally underwater. Dedicated to shipwrecks and other sunken objects, the museum is made possible by a team of volunteers with a passion for documenting these lost treasures at the bottom of the ocean.

Télé Lyon Métropole - Sheldon, un robot pour vous servir! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Meet Sheldon, the friendly robot with friendly eyes that flash little hearts when it interacts with people. Sheldon is a huge attraction at tech fairs, where it is used to entertain and delight the crowds. It certainly lives up to the task.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Galileo is in prison. He tries one more time to prove his theories to his inquisitor. But he finally recants during the trial saying the famous sentence: "and yet... it turns"

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Galileo faces an uncertain future. Behind the scenes are political and religious intrigues and enemies plotting his downfall. The Pope, until now sympathetic to Galileo, has a change of heart. Under pressure from all sides and insulted by his latest works, The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, portraying the Church's view through the character Simplicio (Simpleton), the pope finally sends Galileo to the Inquisition Tribunal.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Galileo is under close scrutiny because of his Copernican views. Unfazed, he carries on his research and his teachings. Will the Inquisition bring his demise or will his powerful friends, Pope Urban VIII among them, protect him?

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Galileo is about to throw caution to the wind and reveal his startling discoveries about planet Earth.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In part five of this episode on "The Discoverers," Galileo is warned. His belief that the Earth revolves around the sun is sacrilegious. Giordano Bruno, who claimed this fact, was burned as a heretic by the Inquisition Tribunal.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In part four of this episode on "The Discoverers," Galileo, now a reputable scholar at the University of Padua, proceeds to make a telescope out of lenses with the help of his instrument maker, Marc'Antonio. In this cartoon, an attempt is made to explain Galileo's discoveries.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Episode nine of this series focuses on Galileo, a prolific inventor and scientist. He discovered the principle of the simple pendulum motion, very useful in the measure of time and later in the making of clocks.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video, a young Galileo gets one of his first revolutionary ideas on how to measure time. Pretty impressive for a fourteen-year-old, huh?

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Maestro explains how the revolutionary ideas of the early discoverers, which we now take for granted, were not always well received. Before Galileo, for example, everyone believed that the sun and all the other planets revolved around the earth!

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 25. Technologies - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the last segment of this Il était une fois... episode on technology, we learn more about what vertical farms can do to help the planet thrive. The first commercial vertical farm recently opened in Singapore.

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 25. Technologies - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The students present the Maestro with various solutions for eliminating pollution on our planet, including vertical farms and biotechnology.

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 25. Technologies - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

A group of smart young people found revolutionary ways to solve our planet's woes. Electronic books, Internet mail and much more...

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 25. Technologies - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Modern technology comes to the rescue! Planet Earth has a chance of recovering from man-made pollution.

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