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Un ocean de promesses

Un océan de promesses

Cette mer qui nous nourrit, nous soigne, nous donne l’énergie... au quotidien


A. Joseph, P. Goulletquer, P. Poupon

Edition 2017

Les océans, qui occupent près de 70 % de la surface du globe, recèlent des trésors incommensurables. Dès lors, pourquoi laisser ce potentiel extraordinaire inexploité ? Déjà, d’imposantes machines sont installées au large pour capturer l’énergie de la mer, des robots commencent à explorer les fonds sous-marins, des groupes pharmaceutiques fabriquent des cosmétiques à base d’extraits marins… La mer, qui faisait trembler les marins et rêver les poètes, fait maintenant courir les industriels en mal d’une ressource gigantesque.


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Quand le raisin se fait vin

Quand le raisin se fait vin


P. Scheromm

Edition 2017

Enter into the world of wine by exploring the many stages leading to vinification. This book uses numerous photos and illustrations to provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge on the history and preparation of wine.


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L'alimentation des enfants racontée aux parents

Children's diet told to the parents

Fifteen remarkable places across the world


J. Desessard, S. Nicklaus

Edition 2017

Do singular, strange or unknown lands still exist? The American canyons, Iceland, the Apennine Mountains from behind the clouds, Nazca, the Sultanate of Oman, Santorin, Transylvania, Yellowstone and so on. This book lists a selection of international geological sites, some of them famous, others more unexpected, all surprising, which illustrate the main special features of Earth science.


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Les perturbateurs endocriniens

Endocrine disruptors

How do they affect our health on a daily basis?


D. Caro , R. Slama , M. Cymes

Edition 2017

Endocrine disruptors are found everywhere in your environment: how can they be identified on your plate, in your bathroom, in your house or at your place of work? How can you get a “fair” and “reasonable” idea of the potential repercussions these mysterious pollutants could have on your everyday life? A journalist doctor and an environmental and health researcher supply the keys to achieve this and offer practical and simple advice on how to protect yourself.


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En finir avec les idées reçues sur la vulgarisation scientifique

Enough said about the perceived ideas on scientific extension


N. Beck , M. Vidard

Edition 2017

Researchers often have perceived ideas on scientific culture, which is apparently not especially useful and wastes their time. But what if the opposite was true? The author suggests that scientists familiarise themselves with the scientific extension concepts and tools to avoid envisaging their research further without discussion moments with society.


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Une troisième voie entre l’État et le marché

A third way between the State and the market

Discussion with Elinor Ostrom


M. Antona, F. Bousquet

Edition 2017

Following the trip to France by the 2009 Nobel Prizewinner in Economic Sciences, Elinor Ostrom, the authors of this work set out her teaching based on her direct interactions with the public. It is an entire critique of conventional economic theories that is expressed and a renewal of social sciences thinking that is taking place. Elinor Ostrom developed an alternative path to the State and the market in her work and experiences; this targeted desirable trajectories for the social and ecological systems.


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Les plantes

Plants

70 keys to understanding plants


F. Couplan

Edition 2017

Why does a plant root grow downwards and the stem upwards? How can sap rise to the top of a tree? Is the daisy a flower? Can you make clothes with plants? Why do we no longer eat wild plants? Is global warming going to make plants disappear? This book proposes seventy questions through which we can rediscover plants with delight.


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Étonnants envahisseurs

Astonishing invaders

These species from elsewhere


V. Albouy

Edition 2017

Asian hornet, slipper limpet, zebra mussel, Colorado beetle, Dutch elm disease, Siberian chipmunk, Japanese knotweed, rose-ringed parakeet, primrose willow, African sacred ibis, coypu, etc. What are these exotic invasive species? How did they arrive among us and what happens when they are here? Do we know whether these invasive species can also constitute resources for other species and even be beneficial to human activities? In the style of a captivating survey using many examples, this book provides access to all the scientific explanations on these invasion phenomena.


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Mieux intégrer la biodiversité dans la gestion forestière

Integrate the biodiversity better in forest management

New edition


M. Gosselin, Y. Paillet

Edition 2017

Forests in Metropolitan France are subject to the rapid changes in climate and silvicultural practices. To help foresters maintain the forest biodiversity and ensure they can adapt to these changes, this guide offers a set of practices based on updated knowledge of scientists and forest experts.


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La biodiversité : avec ou sans l’homme ?

Biodiversity: with or without man?

Reflections of an ecologist on protecting nature in France.


C. Lévêque

Edition 2017

Contrary to certain perceived ideas, man has not destroyed the biological diversity in Metropolitan France but has transformed and enriched it. Deforestation, agriculture, developments of water courses and wetlands and introductions of species have created artificial environments, managed for our varied uses. Up to what point can we control the dynamics of this nature, subject to a variety of constraints such as new agricultural practices, urbanisation and global warming? Is not the biodiversity governed as much by the expectation of citizens as by scientific ecology?


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