Eight dead pilot whales were found lifeless on Nessadiou beach in Bourail in central western New Caledonia on Thursday 23 February. Is this the result of pollution or any other human activity that would deregulate the animals’ internal sonar? Probably not, explain the scientists consulted for the occasion. This type of stranding has been common for centuries. Whatever the reason for these strandings, the spectacle is always very impressive.
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- Former Caledonian High Commissioner at the Elysée Palace
Former haussaire Patrice Faure has been appointed to the strategic position of director of the Élysée cabinet. The new arrival is a 56-year-old former non-commissioned officer who worked for the DGSE (secret service). He was prefect in the Morbihan region and above all high commissioner of the Republic in New Caledonia, where he was responsible for organizing the referendum on self-determination. He greeted the French President in French Guiana in 2017 with a resounding: "The problem with the French administration is that there are more underpants than balls!