Present European Union (EU) policies restrict imports of genetically modified food and the release of genetically engineered living organisms into the environment. Revisions under discussion would allow modified imports, but require that they be labelled as such. In Europe where agricultural landscapes and local products are highly valued, experience with mad cow disease has highlightened distrust of large-scale, industrialized farming. U.S. officials contend that such attitudes are irrational and that EU regulations are not based on scientific evidence. ...
One Sahelian out of two lives below the poverty line, and every day one out of three experiences the pangs of hunger and malnutrition. Nearly 3 billion people in the world live with less than two dollars a day and more than 800 million people still suffer from hunger.
BAC 2014 G1-G2-H (1er tour)
Alexis de Tocqueville once observed that the French hate anybody who is superior, and the English like to have inferiors to look down upon. These two nations were long ago knocked off their pedestals. Now it is the Americans who fret about losing their economic supremacy. If China continues with its reforms, one day it will become the world's biggest economy. Should America care?
Jane Eyre, the narrator of the story, is an orphan who was received by her uncle. But her uncle's wife, Mrs. Reed, and his children did not love her. So she was maltreated by her aunt and cousins, especially John, after her uncle's death.
Bac 2013 Séries G1-G2-H Tour 1
It has repeatedly been pointed out that one of the major causes of the global food crisis is the difficult situation of small and family farms, which do not only provide food to the farmers themselves but also to local markets.
Bac 2013 (Séries E-F1-F2-F3-F4)
Photovoltaic solar panels convert energy from the sun into electricity directly and require no mechanical energy. Photons of light hit electrons (often in silicon) bumping them into a higher energy state and generating electricity. Initially used to power satellites in outer space, solar power is now used to generate electricity on earth. Photovoltaic panels do not use electromagnetic induction.