Sea levels along France's coasts have been rising at nearly double the rate over the past two decades compared with the 20th century, according to a new report.
France expects the "tide of the century" as exceptionally high spring tides will hit coasts over the weekend.
France on Monday sent aid missions to Vanuatu after the cyclone Pam hit the Pacific island during the weekend. More than 100,000 people are reported to have lost their home.
The fate of the Calypso, the boat in which the celebrated French marine explorer Jacques Cousteau sailed the world, is uncertain
Greenpeace protested in front of France's lower house of parliament on Monday morning over a delayed energy bill.
French police moved to clear a protest camp at the site of a controversial dam project on Friday afternoon following a decision by the regional council
Energy production has been shut down at France's oldest nuclear power plant after a pipe defect was discovered, the station's operators said on Sunday.
As the road to two French Alpine ski stations reopened, a village in the Pyrenees mountains was cut off by a mudslide on Saturday. Two residents were flown out by helicopter for health reasons.
An Ebola drug trial has yielded encouraging results, the French government announced on Thursday after 80 patients in Guinea were reported to be recovering faster than with other treatements.