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Des insectes en ville

Des insectes en ville


V. Albouy

Edition 2017

De manière très vivante, cet ouvrage vous permet de découvrir la grande variété d’insectes, et autres petites bêtes comme les araignées et mille-pattes, qui vivent à vos côtés dans les villes. Alliant science et anecdotes naturalistes ou historiques, il vous fait pénétrer ce petit monde, des jardins et terrains vagues jusqu’à nos appartements. À la fois patrimoine naturel commun à sauvegarder et nuisance parfois difficile à supporter, les insectes urbains ne vous laisseront en tous cas plus indifférents !


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Les sols et la vie souterraine

Les sols et la vie souterraine

Des enjeux majeurs en agroécologie


J. Briat, D. Job

Edition 2017

La composition, le fonctionnement et la santé des sols sont sous l’influence des propriétés physicochimiques des sols, des interactions entre plantes, microorganismes et faune du sol. Cet ouvrage présente les avancées récentes dans ces connaissances afin d’accompagner et de favoriser le développement des pratiques agroécologiques.


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Atlas de l'archipel de Molène

Atlas de l'archipel de Molène

Géologie, géomorphologie et sédimentologie


A. Ehrhold, B. Le Gall

Edition 2017

Cet atlas se compose d’un livret et de 3 cartes thématiques (au format papier et numérique sur clé USB), illustrant trois grands volets de la très longue histoire de l’archipel. Celle-ci s’échelonne sur environ 300 millions d’années, du Paléozoïque jusqu’à nos jours. Les principaux évènements magmatiques, tectoniques et métamorphiques sont décrits. L’évolution de l’archipel est également retracée, de même que la dynamique récente du cordon littoral, et celle du domaine sous-marin profond.


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Les huîtres

Oysters

60 keys to understanding


M. Lescroart

Edition 2017

Flat or cupped, oysters are a prominent feature in French gastronomy and coastal trade. From farming methods to the various French “crus” and classifications, from its natural history to its history plain and simple, this book explores the oyster in just 60 questions. How are oysters farmed? How is the quality monitored? How do you eat them?

Between science and technique, nature and culture, there’s a wealth of information here for foodies and sea enthusiasts!


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Les oeufs

Eggs

60 keys to understanding


F. Baron, C. Guérin-Dubiard, F. Nau

Edition 2017

How do hens make their eggs? How can you tell if an egg is fresh? Are eggs a fatty food? Is powdered egg still really egg? What do the codes mean on shop-bought eggs? This book covers everything egg-related, from raising hens to what’s on our plate. Learn about egg biology and physiology, their nutritional properties, industrial egg production and processing eggs into other products or for non-food use. The book also gives storage and consumption advice along with tips on rearing your own hens for those that dream of having their own henhouse. Some myths about eggs are busted too.


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Les virus

Viruses

Enemies or allies?


S. Biacchesi, C. Chevalier, M. Galloux, C. Langevin, R. Le Goffic, M. Brémont

Edition 2017

Flu, measles, gastro-enteritis, the list goes on. Throughout our lives, viruses regularly cross our paths. Others such as the Zika virus, H1N1 and Ebola hit the news headlines. In this book we’re given descriptions of a wide variety of viruses, how they’re transmitted and learn about the multiplication process at work. We’ll also find out why they cause illnesses and sometimes kill, how to fight them, and even how to utilise them for controlling other diseases.


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La dépendance alimentaire de l’Afrique du Nord et du Moyen-Orient à l’horizon 2050

Food dependency in North Africa and soon, the Middle East 2050


C. Le Mouël , B. Schmitt

Edition 2017

North Africa and the Middle East are marked by their growing dependency on agricultural imports. This dependency is said to rise globally and reach extreme levels, particularly under increased climate change. This publication examines the future of the agricultural and food systems in these regions circa 2050, using various scenarios arising out of demand for food supply.


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La démocratie chez les abeilles

Bee democracy

A societal model


T. D. Seeley, J. Bulleyment

Edition 2017

Bees make decisions together and democratically. Every year, they face a life or death question about choice and moving to a new hive. Thomas D. Seeley reveals this insect’s incredible ability to make consensual and effective decisions. Read about this participatory democracy at work and how it contributes to the prosperity of the species.


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Penser l'éventuel

Think of the possibilities

Here comes the downside of working in science


N. Bouleau

Edition 2017

Interpretations have long been removed from modern science as they were seen as beliefs. Instead, deductions and generalisations have taken their place. Yet, as in any science form, there are concerns and worries, therefore leading to interpretations. According to Nicolas Bouleau, we need to have a more interpretative approach to the context we’re living in. By expanding upon Hans Jonas’ vision and Lacan’s theses on knowledge, this essay takes another look at the environment using a full-blown scientific approach.


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La chaîne du froid

The Cold Chain

60 keys to understanding


A. Delahaye , E. Derens-Bertheau, L. Fournaison , D. Leducq , F. Ndoye , V. Osswald

Edition 2017

This widely-accessible book gives in-depth knowledge on refrigeration, its daily uses and its impact on the environment. Learn about the science behind artificial refrigeration and the cold chain from the product producer to the end-user. This book also features invaluable tips for preserving the organoleptic quality of food in our refrigerators.


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