Melextra JET

Translators / Traducteurs

Villeneuve d'Ascq - FRANCE

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Students at Lille University completing their second year ‘JET’ master’s degrees (Traduction Juridique et Technique) specialising in legal and technical translation between French and English.
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  • Have We Heard The Last of The Four Seasons in France?

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    Speaking on France's most intellectual public radio station, France Culture, to mark the 300th anniversary of Vivaldi's Four Seasons, writer Aurélien Bellanger meditates on the possible end of the seasons in France and the link to climate change.
  • Is Australia Becoming Uninhabitable?

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    Coralie Lemke, writing in popular French science magazine, Sciences et Avenir, provides an overview of the international science tracing the recent wildfires in Australia to global patterns of climate change that could render certain highly populated parts of the world uninhabitable for humans.
  • France First to Introduce Microfibre Filters on Washing Machines

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    AFP reports on the last announcement made by French environmnent minister Brune Poirson before her diagnosis with COVID-19: the planned introduction of plastic microfibre filters in washing machines, making France the first country to introduce this regulation.
  • French Researcher Traces Economic and Demographic Shifts in Africa to Climate Change

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    Interviewed in Les Echos, French international relations researcher Thierry Vircoulon highlights the economic importance of climate change in Africa, focusing in particular on its impact on demographic shifts, including the contribution of climate refugees to rapid and unplanned urbanisation.
  • French Government Plans to Introduce Specialised Environmental Judiciary

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    AFP reports on the government's announcement that it intends to create a network of judicial task forces specialising in the prosecution of environmental crimes; the article questions whether the project will receive sufficient funding and points out that it will not deal with major incidents, such as last year's controversial fire at the Lubrizol chemical plant in Rouen.
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    The Greens turning red with 'envie'

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    In a series of translations into English of French media coverage of the French presidential elections, the result of a cooperation project between Mediapart and Lille University masters degree students in translation, this report examines why a significant number of Green party supporters are planning to cast their vote not for their own candidate, Eva Joly, but for radical-left Front de Gauche firebrand Jean-Luc Mélenchon.
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    Is Marine Le Pen anti-establishment?

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    In a series of reports on the French presidential elections, a group of Lille University masters degree students in English-French translation have selected and translated into English a wide range of profiles and interviews of candidates published in the French media. Their English versions of the articles, complete with glossaries and information notes, provide a rich insight into the campaign, the candidates and the manner in which the elections are reported in France.