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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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Living territories to transform the world

Living territories to transform the world


P. Caron, E. Valette, T. Wassenaar, G. d’Eeckenbrugge, V. Papazian

Edition 2017

What resources underpin the development of a territory? What does territorial management of resources mean? What specific characteristics and opportunities does territorial organization offer for agricultural production, regulation of sectors, and services? How are territorial public policies conceived and applied? What methods and tools can be used for territorial development? This book presents a wide range of studies illustrating how actors, scales and scopes of intervention interact in the development of rural spaces in countries of the Global South.


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Des territoires vivants pour transformer le monde

Living territories to transform the world


P. Caron, E. Valette, T. Wassenaar, G. d’Eeckenbrugge, V. Papazian

Edition 2017

What resources underpin local development? What does local management of resources mean? What specific characteristics and opportunities does local organisation offer for agricultural production, sector regulation and services? How are local public policies conceived and applied? What methods and tools are used for local development?

This book presents a whole range of studies illustrating how stakeholders, levels and areas of intervention and mechanisms interact in the development of rural areas in Southern countries.


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Les services écosystemiques

Ecosystem services

Rethinking the relationship between nature and society


D. Pesche, P. Méral

Edition 2016

Over the last ten years, the concept of "ecosystem services" has become an essential part of our vocabulary when talking about biodiversity. This book discusses the origins, causes and consequences of this notion; it delves into the origin and dissemination of the concept, its spread to different areas around the nation and its actual or potential implementation through instruments or policies. 


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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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Anatomie du bois

Anatomy of Wood

Formation, Functions and Identification


M. Trouy

Edition 2015

This educational work explains the formation and functions of wood in the tree and addresses anatomy as an identification tool. Numerous illustrations complete the precise description of cell and parietal structures of coniferous and deciduous woody species. The examples chosen correspond above all to the French forest species but the bases of the anatomy of wood are the same for all wood anywhere in the world.


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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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When the City Devours the Forest

When the City Devours the Forest

The Challenges of Energy Wood in Central Africa


D. Louppe, J. Marien, É. Dubiez, A. Larzillière

Edition 2013

Africais facing two major challenges linked to its soaring population: how to supply food in increasingly abundant quantities and how to provide populations with the energy they need to cook food? This book presents the results of the Makala project "Managing the energy wood resource sustainably in Central Africa" carried out in the Republic of Congo and in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It shows an energy wood consumption status of large cities and the Kinshasa supply basin. It suggests essential tools for managing the wood resource properly along with management models for this resource and reviews the prospects for the future.


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Opening up forests to the general public

Opening up forests to the general public

A recreation service


J. Dehez

Edition 2012

The forest is not just a stock of wood or a biodiversity reserve.It is also a leisure area and, as such, is well-frequented. However, although the first two concepts are echoed genuinely within the world of forestry, the idea of opening the forest up to the public is lagging behind in France.


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