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L'étonnante intelligence des oiseaux

The amazing intelligence of birds


M. Legrand, N. Emery

Edition 2017

Who are the untold geniuses of the avian world, what is it that makes them so clever and what exactly do we mean by “intelligence”?

A fascinating and superbly illustrated exploration of birds’ intelligence, in all its forms: spatial and relational memory, ability to use tools, recognition of self and companions, etc.

This exploration reveals how modern science explodes the myth of our feathered friends’ “bird brains” and reveals a different take on the concept of intelligence.


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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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cap sur le grand continent blanc

Course for the Large White Continent


J. Sylvestre, S. Mahuzier

Edition 2016

This book invites us on a voyage of discovery to the North of Antarctica, from Tierra del Fuego to the Peninsula. The authors immerse us in this fabulous southern universe: its geological evolution, its climate, its plant and animal species perfectly adapted to the extreme climatic conditions and also its fragility and what is being done to protect it. Course for the Southern Ocean!


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Oiseaux et changement global

Birds and Global Change

Threat or Godsend?


J. Lhoir, J. Blondel

Edition 2015

Environmental changes have an impact on the distribution and abundance of birds and on the demographic, physiological and behavioural mechanisms. This richly-illustrated, scientifically-based work presents clearly the for and against of new living environments facing birds and some of the mechanisms they can use to adapt to them.


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Marine Birds

Marine Birds

Between Sky and Sea


F. Genevois, C. Barbraud

Edition 2015

An invitation to journey through the world of marine birds which have colonised all the oceans of the globe, from tropical waters to the polar seas. The restrictions of the marine environment have forced them to adapt in remarkable fashion from a morphological, physiological and behavioural perspective. They hold numerous records within the winged fraternity (never-ending journeys, abyssal dives or spectacular migrations) and bear witness to the disruptions affecting the marine ecosystems.


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Le guide de la nature en ville

Le guide de la nature en ville


G. Eyssartier

Edition 2015

En ville, la nature est partout. Les trottoirs, les murs, les toits, les parcs et jardins de nos villes abritent une faune et une flore bien plus riche qu'on ne l'imagine. Ce guide de découverte, riche de plus de 900 espèces et 1500 photos, permet de reconnaître facilement les espèces croisées au hasard d'une flânerie en milieu urbain. 


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Animal and Human Reproduction

Animal and Human Reproduction


M. Saint-Dizier, S. Chastant-Maillard

Edition 2014

Reproduction has been researched thoroughly and enriched with new tools for exploring living creatures that have played havoc with our knowledge of mechanisms and renewed the concepts. Over one hundred renowned French and international specialists have contributed to this reference work that summarises current knowledge on reproduction and its applications in animals and humans.


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Where is the Biodiversity Hidden in Towns?

Where is the Biodiversity Hidden in Towns?

90 Keys to Understanding Nature in Towns


P. Clergeau, N. Machon

Edition 2014

90 questions and answers to understand the problems relating to the presence of Nature in an urban environment. The amenity areas in towns offer citizens many benefits and some animals new refuges. But how does this urbanisation assume that plants and animals - and man - can adapt to deal with certain invasions?


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Le guide des oiseaux de France

Le guide des oiseaux de France


G. Guillot, J. Morin, J. Norwood

Edition 2013

Ce guide d’identification décrit près de 600 espèces d'oiseaux observables en France, en Belgique, en Suisse et au Luxembourg. Il comporte des fiches techniques illustrées de photos et présentant de façon simple les caractères distinctifs de chaque espèce, une carte de répartition indiquant pour chaque espèce les zones de nidification et d'hivernage en France et 360 chants ou cris en accès direct via un smartphone.


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La classification phylogénétique du vivant

La classification phylogénétique du vivant

Tome 2


H. Le Guyader, G. Lecointre

Edition 2013

La classification moderne, dite phylogénétique, est fondée sur la recherche de parentés entre espèces. Ce second volumecomporte les plantes à fleurs et cinq grands groupes d’animaux, à savoir les oiseaux, les hexapodes, les squamates, les cnidaires et les poissons téléostéens. Leur présence dans ce tome 2 tient compte des bouleversements récents de la classification. Ainsi, les angiospermes, qui occupent une place mineure dans le tome 1, sont ici largement développées. 


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