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Fish stocks and ecosystems



Les tortues marines

Sea Turtles

70 clés pour comprendre


J. Bourjea, H. Sauvignet, S. Ciccione

Edition 2017

Marine turtles, these emblematic and mysterious reptiles. What is known about them? How many species are there around the world? How do they live? How do they reproduce? Why do they come back to lay their eggs on the very beach where they were born? How do they manage to get back there?

Through 100 richly illustrated questions, interspersed with a variety of historical and literary anecdotes, this guidebook invites you to learn a little more about the mysterious lives of these tireless wanderers!


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Un ocean de promesses

A challenge for the planet

Discover how they’re already transforming our daily lives


P. Goulletquer, A. Joseph, P. Poupon

Edition 2017

“Transforming lives while preserving the planet” is the aim of the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs), the global framework for action adopted by all UN member states in September 2015. A critical analysis of each of these objectives, their interactions as well as the contradictions inherent in them.

 

Consult Philippe Poupon 's foreword


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Les huîtres

Oysters

60 keys to understanding


M. Lescroart

Edition 2017

Flat or cupped, oysters are a prominent feature in French gastronomy and coastal trade. From farming methods to the various French “crus” and classifications, from its natural history to its history plain and simple, this book explores the oyster in just 60 questions. How are oysters farmed? How is the quality monitored? How do you eat them?

Between science and technique, nature and culture, there’s a wealth of information here for foodies and sea enthusiasts!


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La pêche à pied

Fishing from the shore

History and techniques


G. Deschamps

Edition 2016

Fishing from the shore has always been part of maritime culture but the history of its practices and the evolution of its various techniques have not been widely disseminated. This book aims to remedy that deficit. The author explains how man, down through the ages, has engaged in what used to be a subsistence activity and today is a leisure sport. This journey through time shows the creative genius of man and the countless methods he has devised to exploit available resources.


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Mémento de planctonologie marine

Notebook on marine planktonology


J. d'Elbée

Edition 2016

This work, unrivalled in the French-language, provides readers with an overview of the entire marine plankton ecosystem. It explains how the pelagic environment works, the methods used to study plankton, its biology, the biodiversity and ecology of plankton and addresses how human activity is interfering with marine plankton. Physical, chemical and biological processes are explained with concrete examples supported by figures. The book’s many original illustrations facilitate comprehension.


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Le changement climatique

Climate Change

Which is Going to Change my Day-to-Day Life


H. Géli, J. Soussana

Edition 2015

How is climate change going to influence our day-to-day life? More alcoholic wines, greener dishes with less protein, creepy crawlies on the menu, more farmed fish in our trolleys, new tourist destinations, revolutionary transport, a changing landscape and a thermometer that goes off the scale, especially in the cities. Our day-to-day life should be very different in 2050! Written in a simple style that everyone can follow, without doom and gloom or denial, this book may well surprise you.


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Les coques

Cockles

Biology and Operation


L. Dabouineau, A. Ponsero, A. Sturbois, F. Delisle

Edition 2015

The cockle is a major sentinel species in the operation of coastal ecosystems. This book addresses the state of knowledge on the deposits, reproduction cycle, health issues, regulatory provisions, stock control and the resulting operating possibilities. It is targeting scientists, ecologists and managers. Fishermen, naturalists and marine biology students will also find it a source of useful information.


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Giants of the Deep

Giants of the Deep


M. Segonzac, A. Guerra

Edition 2014

Since Antiquity, if there has been one mythical animal capable of terrifying sailors and coastal populations, it is definitely the giant squid! Writers and artists with fertile imaginations have given it extreme shapes and sizes. This creature symbolic of the deep has left legend to become a subject of study. Recent captures of animals have partly lifted the veil on the biology and ecology of this invertebrate, the largest and least known on the planet. 


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Man as Co-author of Evolution

Man as Co-author of Evolution


P. de Puytorac

Edition 2014

The book emphasises the evolution of communication systems and the construction-deconstruction phenomena. It is also a summary of cultural and technical characteristics that have gradually made man the author of his own evolution towards another species, a post-human, by altering the ages-old natural rules of speciation. It is shown how evolution has produced a human brain capable of an increasing number of technological innovations whereby man can control reproduction, is capable of modifying the genomes, of increasing his understanding of how the brain functions, of acting on ageing and also of "anthropising" nature by altering it.


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Marine Plankton and Pesticides: WhatLlinks?

Marine Plankton and Pesticides: WhatLlinks?


G. Arzul, F. Quiniou

Edition 2014

Marine plankton and the pesticides used on land can meet in coastal waters. Even when highly diluted, the treatment products and their residues conveyed by the runoff water sooner or later enter estuary and then coastal waters. The result is metabolic disturbances, breeding of tolerant species, changes in natural balances and even alteration of ecosystems.


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