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Changement climatique et agricultures du monde

Climate Change and Global Agricultures


E. Torquebiau

Edition 2015

How can food security be addressed whilst adapting to and mitigating climate change? What are the main threats weighing on southern agricultures? How do southern farmers respond to these threats? What does agronomic research propose? Which paths have yet to be explored?

This work answers these questions with a summary of some twenty research programmes conducted in miscellaneous countries and which relate to the entire planet.


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The Desert, Source of Life

The Desert, Source of Life


J. Lodé

Edition 2012

Why do desert mammals have such large ears?Why do the cactus breathe in reverse fashion to other plants?How did human beings choose to live in such hostile regions?What pushes man to cross these immense open spaces?The author is a specialist in deserts. He leads us through grandiose landscapes of stone and sand, in the wake of caravans, in the world of gold seekers, he makes us share the hard life of hunters-collectors and discover marvellous plants and animals as well as sometimes surprising stories of lost explorers or entire towns appearing from nowhere.


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Biodiversity in the Sahel

Biodiversity in the Sahel

Mali forests


. Birnbaum

Edition 2012

Fruit of ten years work in Mali, this book presents an illustrated summary of the ecological functioning of West African arid forests.It uses old climatic episodes, rainfall gradients, the variability in water availability, the action of reliefs and human action to distinguish the essential factors that explain the organisation of these arid landscapes as a mosaic of habitats.


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