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Aérotrain, high speed rail and nuclear technology: the lessons of Jean Bertin

Par Karel Vereycken, founder Agora Erasmus

A truth that has determined the fate of many civilizations now catches France. It is the simple universal physical principle that makes that any society or person, that doesn’t progress, lags behind.

While French president Nicolas Sarkozy can be proud of the sale of French EPR nuclear power equipment [...]

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The Art of Feeding Mankind: from Henry A. Wallace to the “Green Revolution”

 

By Karel Vereycken, Founder Agora Erasmus, 2008.

In a powerful speech entitled “The Price of Free World Victory” delivered to the Free World Association in New York City on May 8, 1942, U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Vice President Henry Agard Wallace laid out his vision to bring mankind into the “Century of [...]

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What the world should learn from Chinese fish farming

By Karel Vereycken, June 2016

 

Fish is essential to feeding humanity. According to the 2014 United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s SOFIA (State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture) report, in 2010, fish provided more than 3 billion people with almost 20 % of their intake of animal protein, and another 4.3 billion people [...]