2050. By now you are used to seeing drones flying overhead, both in the city and the countryside: An ambulance drone rushing a defibrillator to a patient, a pollinator drone ... Science fiction? Not really. Drone specialists, coordinated by a scientist, have joined forces with a reporter to give us a glimpse of the future of civilian drone aviation. Learn how these new generation flying machines may gradually make their way into your daily life, and not necessarily in the way you might expect.
Fishing from the shore has always been part of maritime culture but the history of its practices and the evolution of its various techniques have not been widely disseminated. This book aims to remedy that deficit. The author explains how man, down through the ages, has engaged in what used to be a subsistence activity and today is a leisure sport. This journey through time shows the creative genius of man and the countless methods he has devised to exploit available resources.
What are these small creatures doing as they run, crawl, dig and fly in my garden? Are they harmful or beneficial? Where do they come from and why are they weaving through our vegetables and flowers as soon as our backs are turned? Should we destroy or attract them? One hundred questions and answers that are both relevant and entertaining for anyone - simple gardeners, horticulturists or naturalists - who enjoys observing, finding out and understanding everything about these small inhabitants of the garden and vegetable plot. More than a hundred species including snails, slugs, centipedes, worms, spiders, butterflies and hornets are described with humour and poetry.