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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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Les rivieres urbaines et leur pollution

Urban rivers and pollution


L. Lestel, C. Carré

Edition 2017

Within the span of two centuries, rivers of European cities have gone from serving as the dump site for all urban waste to being a vibrant natural environment integrated into the city. This book analyses this transformation by assessing water quality, human pressure on water courses and the effectiveness of measures taken to remedy the situation. It takes an interdisciplinary look from the perspective of the environment, technology and society to shed light on the relationship that four European cities (Berlin, Brussels, Milan and Paris) have with their rivers and their transformations since the 19th century.


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Guide des plus beaux coléoptères

Guide des plus beaux coléoptères


D. Martiré , F. Merlier

Edition 2017

Cet ouvrage est un guide d’identification simple consacré aux coléoptères les plus remarquables que l’on peut voir en France et dans les pays limitrophes. Toutes les espèces sont photographiées dans leur milieu pour faciliter leur reconnaissance.


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Les serpents de france

Siding with snakes in France


F. Serre Collet, A. Bougrain Dubourg

Edition 2016

This book, targeting the general public, reveals the beauty of snakes in France and their amazing habits. It illustrates the biological features and morphological diversity of 4 vipers and 9 non-venomous snakes living in metropolitan France. It includes exceptional snapshots: moulting, hunting sequences, hatching, mating combat, playing dead ... The 200 photographs in this book, taken in the wild while respecting their natural habitats, make a plea in support of these magnificent creatures that form part of our biodiversity and natural heritage.


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Guide des lichens de France

Guide des lichens de France

Lichens des roches


C. Van Haluwyn, J. Asta, M. Bertrand

Edition 2016

Ce guide de référence sur les lichens des roches traite 320 espèces et sous-espèces. Des fiches descriptives détaillées et plus de 500 photographies permettent une identification facile.


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Petite flore de france

Petite flore de france

Belgique, Luxembourg, Suisse


R. Thomas, D. Busti , M. Maillart

Edition 2016

Un ouvrage synthétique et pratique pour déterminer les espèces les plus communes de France et des pays limitrophes, celles que l'on rencontre à chaque pas dans les plaines et collines françaises, en montagne et dans la région méditerranéenne. Plus de 1000 espèces sont ainsi décrites.


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L'indispensable guide de l'amoureux des fleurs sauvages

L'indispensable guide de l'amoureux des fleurs sauvages


G. Guillot, G. Eyssartier

Edition 2016

Ce guide pratique et très simple à utiliser est le compagnon idéal du promeneur curieux des fleurs sauvages. Il permet de reconnaître sans erreur plus de 300 plantes, parmi les plus belles et les plus courantes de la flore de France et des pays limitrophes.


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Parcs naturels régionaux

Regional Nature Parks

Experimental Territories


N. Baron, R. Lajarge

Edition 2015

The work gives an overview of the network and success stories of regional nature parks as territorial instruments. It puts their innovations into perspective in terms of the crisis in the rural communities, based on promoting the natural and cultural heritage and new territorial imperatives. It offers a critical view of the future of an institutional object that has huge flexibility to adapt to the challenges of combating territorial imbalances and growing metropolisation.


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Agriculture et gaz a effet de serre

Agriculture and Greenhouse Gases

Ten Actions to Reduce Emissions


S. Pellerin, L. Bamière, L. Pardon

Edition 2015

Agriculture in France accounts for approximately 20% of all greenhouse gas emissions. This book suggests ten actions or agricultural practices to reduce them without substantial change to production systems nor a significant reduction in production. An estimated mitigation potential for each one in tonnes CO2 equivalent avoided and the associated costs or savings in euros are given for 2030.


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Remarkable Floods in France

Remarkable Floods in France

2011 Inventory for the Floods Directive


M. Lang, D. Cœur

Edition 2014

This book summarises remarkable floods listed in France in 2011 to make the application of the European Floods Directive. It offers information on about 175 floods and covers more than two hundred years, from 1770 to 2011, with over half the events since 1980. It thus supplements the previous national summary by Champion (1858-1864).


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