Tiger mosquitoes: behind the scenes of a nighttime operation to eliminate them

The engine starts to whine, like that of a brush cutter. The agent slings his sprayer weighing around fifteen kg over his shoulder and walks through the steep alleys. A colleague guides him, map in hand, with large arm movements. White overalls from head to toe, respiratory mask on the face, noise-cancelling headphones in the ears… Their profile contrasts with the bucolic setting of the small town of Boulbon, near Avignon (Vaucluse).

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