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Le mal du dehors

The Evil Outside

The impact of the environment on health


R. Slama

Edition 2017

Perchlorate, nonylphenol, ultraviolet rays, ozone, DDT, climate change ... This book provides for the first time a comprehensive overview of environmental pollutants and their effects on human health. Their visible health consequences, but also the unseen ones, are presented with great clarity. By providing specific examples of how the risks posed by some of these products are managed, it highlights the very different ways in which our society deals with health threats.

Avec la soutien de la Fondation de France. Projet soutenu par la Fondation de France


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Biodégration des matériaux

Biodegradation of materials

What risks for health and the environment?


J. Guézennec

Edition 2017

Deteriorating historic monuments, collapsing bridges and metal structures, leaking liquids and toxic products, contaminated foodstuffs, etc. Who is to blame? Microorganisms. Who are they? What mechanisms do they use to achieve this damage? What are the risks, challenges and costs involved? This little book will reveal all.


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Aimez vos plantes invasives

Enjoy Your Invasive Plants

Eat Them!


F. Couplan

Edition 2015

The author sketches 57 invasive plants from Western Europe on separate sheets. He describes their past and present uses, mainly their culinary virtues, and proposes recipes for 36 of them. From those you meet every day without paying them attention to those whose fruit you have already tasted without knowing them to be invasive (Morus alba with edible berries, Rosa rugosa with hips chock full of vitamin C or Barbary figs and the "Acacia flowers" from which comes the eponymous honey) via edible species close to species commonly used in our food (sorghum, grape, Jerusalem artichoke), you will discover invasive plants with recipes that are as delicious as they are surprising.


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The Ocean under High Surveillance

The Ocean under High Surveillance

Environmental and Health Quality


M. Marchand

Edition 2013

Monitoring the quality of the marine environment started just one century ago, to control the bacterial health of shellfish consumed live. Chemical quality was added in the 1970s. An observation network for toxic phytoplankton and associated toxins was set up ten years later. This system measures the state and evolution of environmental and health quality of coastal waters at the beginning of the 21st century.


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Controlling Mycotoxins: A Dual Health and Economic Issue

Controlling Mycotoxins: A Dual Health and Economic Issue


N. Zakhia-Rozis, S. Schorr-Galindo

Edition 2013

This issue addresses the problems of mycotoxins by presenting a few sectors (cereals, ground nuts, coffee, fish farming) that can suffer as a result of these contaminants. It analyses the effect of cultivation practices on the development of moulds that produce mycotoxins and the impact of post-harvest treatments. It takes stock of the analytical methods for determining mycotoxins in food products.


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Toxines d'algues dans l'alimentation

Toxines d'algues dans l'alimentation


P. Lassus, J. Frémy

Edition 2004
During the last years, considerable efforts were produced on the study of algal toxins, due to recent increases of toxins number, algal vectors and impacted geographical areas. Whatever the biotope type (fresh or marine waters) and despite wide ...
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