Drought, an exceptional year for salt farmers

Since the beginning of the year, the Earth burns, wildfires are raging worldwide, farmers are facing the effect of drought and heatwaves, and scientists are looking for solutions to the agricultural model and the way we consume, in the hope of conserving Earth's most precious resource: water, in Guérande - France, the lack of rain is like a blessing for salt farmers.

Les Echos, a French economic newspaper, relates the effect of dryness on the culture of salt, which is going to be an exceptional one.


Article illustrated with one of my aerial pictures taken in Guérande.