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Mieux intégrer la biodiversité dans la gestion forestière

Integrate the biodiversity better in forest management

New edition


M. Gosselin, Y. Paillet

Edition 2017

Forests in Metropolitan France are subject to the rapid changes in climate and silvicultural practices. To help foresters maintain the forest biodiversity and ensure they can adapt to these changes, this guide offers a set of practices based on updated knowledge of scientists and forest experts.


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Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?

Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?


B. Singer

Edition 2015

This work sets out the main ecological, social, economic and political issues of tropical forests. Local, national or international action instruments are recommended for each issue. This book guides the reader towards understanding of solutions frequently clubbed together under the term “sustainable forest management”. It includes FAO 2015 data on the state of tropical forests and will appeal to anyone curious to find out more about the issues of natural resources.


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Guide des fleurs du jardin

Guide des fleurs du jardin


G. Guillot

Edition 2015

Illustré de 1500 photos, ce guide à emporter sur le terrain permet d’identifier facilement 800 espèces de fleurs de jardin. 


Diffusion/Distribution libraires exclusive : Belin Diffusion


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Curious Anatomy of Freak Waves

Curious Anatomy of Freak Waves


M. Olagnon, J. Kerr

Edition 2015

Without waves and ripples, lakes, seas and oceans would scarcely be more attractive than simple swimming pools. Sometimes their swells become monstrous, ferocious, killer: freakish. How are these ogres of freak waves born, how do they live and die? Do they come out of nowhere? Can ships confront them? Here are a few thoughts on rare events, anecdotes and scientific explanations within everyone's reach, livened up with photos and watercolours.

 

This book is also available in english at Bloomsbury Publishing -  www.bloomsbury.com


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Marine Bacteria and Biotechnologies

Marine Bacteria and Biotechnologies


J. Guézennec

Edition 2014

The sea not only nourishes us, it can also look after, cure and participate in our well-being. An invisible component exists in this marine biodiversity - the microbial component. Here perhaps will be found new medicines (pain relief, cancer relief, antibiotics), new therapeutic approaches, new active ingredients in cosmetology and new molecules potentially resolving current problems in society. This book addresses a few of the opportunities offered by these micro-organisms and the hopes hinging on these so-called "blue biotechnologies".


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The Old River Systems of the South Brittany Continental Shelf

The Old River Systems of the South Brittany Continental Shelf


C. Augris, D. Menier, C. Briend

Edition 2014

This richly-illustrated atlas sets out and comments on the morphology, successive sedimentary deposits and recent history of old river systems of the South Brittany continental shelf through two landscape scenarios over the last few thousand years.


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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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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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A Clean Sea - Mission Impossible?

A Clean Sea - Mission Impossible?

Seventy Keys to Understanding Waste at Sea


F. Galgani, I. Poitou, L. Colasse

Edition 2013

A large proportion of waste is found in the oceans, at huge depths for anything that flows and on the bank for anything that floats. Some is even called "mermaid's tears"! This book will enlighten the general public on the substances entering the sea, their nature, their breakdown into micro-particles and their impacts on the fauna and the coastal activities. It will provide information on their effects on the environment, health, fishing and navigation, amongst other things.


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Cocoa Quality

Cocoa Quality

The Impact of Post-harvest Treatment


M. Barel

Edition 2013

All planter activities have an impact on cocoa quality, from harvest to storage. This book reviews these activities and helps growers in controlling the quality of their product. It provides cocoa buyers and chocolate manufacturers with elements to retrace the history of a cocoa, remedy defects if any and define specifications. Chocolate manufacturers, couverture suppliers and craftsmen will understand how to access the quality and flavour they are seeking.


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