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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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Mémento du forestier tropical

Mémento du forestier tropical


D. Louppe, Ouvrage collectif, G. Mille

Edition 2015

Après un état des lieux des écosystèmes forestiers tropicaux et de l’environnement institutionnel, ce Mémento aborde les questions et les concepts incontournables pour s’orienter vers une gestion durable des forêts, face aux menaces actuelles et futures. Il détaille l’ensemble des principes, méthodes, outils et préconise de bonnes pratiques de gestion forestière.


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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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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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Do All Mushrooms Wear Caps?

Do All Mushrooms Wear Caps?

Ninety keys to understanding mushrooms


F. Martin

Edition 2014

What mysteries and still unexplained resources do mushrooms hide? An original work that explains the complex functioning of mushrooms and unveils their surprising virtues, damage caused and their omnipresence in our everyday life. Mushrooms are in fact used in food processing and medicine and for agriculture and the environment.


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The Aleppo Pine in France

The Aleppo Pine in France

Seventeen Sheets to Understand and Manage


B. Prévosto

Edition 2013

Predominant in the Mediterranean basin, the Aleppo Pine is also the flagship conifer species in the French Mediterranean region. This guide comprises seventeen sheets that together summarise current knowledge on the ecology, management, behaviour in a fire and the use and mobilisation of this species.


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The Forest

The Forest


G. Paillard

Edition 2010
Eight films on forests: acid rain, the 1999 storm, exchanges with the atmosphere, wood as a construction material, studies of a disease affecting poplar trees, and views from archaeologists and researchers about forest biodiversity.
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Le feu, savoirs et pratiques en cevennes

Le feu, savoirs et pratiques en cevennes


R. Dumez

Edition 2010

The book attempts to describe and understand the practice of fire by the Cévenol breeders. It studies the relationship between breeders and other local players (fire brigade, managers) around one practice - pastoral fire.


19,00 €
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Forests, carbon cycle and climate change

Forests, carbon cycle and climate change


D. Loustau

Edition 2010
The results presented in this book summarize the main findings of the CARBOFOR project, which brought together 52 scientists to investigate the effects of future climate on the carbon cycle, productivity and vulnerability of French forests.
49,70 €
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Les termites dans le monde

Les termites dans le monde


D. Fouquet, D. Louppe, A. Zaremski

Edition 2009

What are termites? Are they harmful or useful? How important are they? This illustrated guide gives a comprehensive overview of these insects, with descriptive sheets on six families and 37 genera.


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