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Le changement climatique

Climate Change

Which is Going to Change my Day-to-Day Life


H. Géli, J. Soussana

Edition 2015

How is climate change going to influence our day-to-day life? More alcoholic wines, greener dishes with less protein, creepy crawlies on the menu, more farmed fish in our trolleys, new tourist destinations, revolutionary transport, a changing landscape and a thermometer that goes off the scale, especially in the cities. Our day-to-day life should be very different in 2050! Written in a simple style that everyone can follow, without doom and gloom or denial, this book may well surprise you.


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Animal and Human Reproduction

Animal and Human Reproduction


M. Saint-Dizier, S. Chastant-Maillard

Edition 2014

Reproduction has been researched thoroughly and enriched with new tools for exploring living creatures that have played havoc with our knowledge of mechanisms and renewed the concepts. Over one hundred renowned French and international specialists have contributed to this reference work that summarises current knowledge on reproduction and its applications in animals and humans.


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Cetaceans of the World

Cetaceans of the World

Systematic, Ethology, Biology, Ecology, Status


J. Sylvestre

Edition 2014

Intended as a reference work for students, biologists, naturalists and above all lovers of the sea, this guide is a complete catalogue of cetaceans worldwide. The reader will find a mine of information on the lifestyle and biology of each of the 88 species listed, mainly the description, food, reproduction, longevity, observations in the field and predators. All the species have a drawing of the animal and sometimes photos.

 


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At Nature's Banquet

At Nature's Banquet

Food, Agriculture and Politics


J. Garnotel

Edition 2014

The food act - as a total social fact - makes a deep-seated impression on the economy and societies. In the era of the global village, this book urges the reader to scrutinise the global food system promoted by the food-processing multinationals as well as the alternative models aiming to renew the ways of producing, trading and eating. It analyses the undercurrents of food consumption from its cultural, nutritional and economic viewpoints. It defines the major traits of world agriculture and food-processing trading and retraces the trajectory of French agriculture. Public policies, strategically important as they support agricultural production and boost food security, are also examined with a fine tooth comb. Lastly, the author questions our ability to feed nine billion human beings in 2050.


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Food Structure and Nutritional Effects

Food Structure and Nutritional Effects


A. Fardet, I. Souchon, D. Dupont

Edition 2013

This book sets out a state of the art on the influence of physical and physical-chemical characteristics of the food matrix on its digestive and metabolic future. The authors analyse their effects on the health of nutrients by considering macro-nutrients, micro-nutrients and fibres. It is no longer question of envisaging nutrition from a qualitative, not just quantitative perspective involving notions of nutrients interacting in the matrix, enzyme bioaccessibility and digestive bioavailability.


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Shellfish from our Shores

Shellfish from our Shores


R. Le Neuthiec

Edition 2013

This book is designed for a beginner starting out and for a specialist. It is used to answer the question: "What is this shellfish called?".

Using identification keys, the reader can find the name of the creature collected, by working gradually through the special features of each shellfish.

He will be helped in his search by four hundred photographs and one hundred original diagrams. The book covers pretty shellfish (neither miniscule nor extremely rare) found along coasts in France and neighbouring countries bordering on the Channel, Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean.


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Ornamental Plant Pests

Ornamental Plant Pests

Trees, Shrubs and Flowers - Second Edition


D. Alford

Edition 2013

Already a reference in this field, the guide updates and adds sixty new species and ninety photos, thereby offering a panorama of these garden, glasshouse and nursery pests. From rose aphids via all the butterflies and their caterpillars, it lists, details and illustrates everything you need to know: scientific classification, damage caused, distribution area, favourite hosts, biology and control methods.

It will win over entomologists, researchers, technicians, experts in horticulture and fruit growing and also amateur gardeners.


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Duck Production

Duck Production


H. Pingel, G. Guy, E. Baéza

Edition 2012

Duck meat and eggs have high nutritional value for an affordable cost. Ducks are also exploited for the feather and down market.
The production of ducks bred to convert cheap food resources into highly-enriching food could well help fight hunger in certain regions of the world.
This book delves into the question by addressing both the practical problems (habitat and rearing equipment, health, etc.) and anatomy and genetics.


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Rodents of France – 3rd edition

Rodents of France – 3rd edition

Faunistics and Biology


J. Quéré, H. Le Louarn

Edition 2011

3rd edition, reviewed and expanded

Found everywhere in terrestrial ecosystems, rodents can cause major damage or transmit diseases. This fully-updated third edition presents their relationship with their environment and with Man. In addition to dichotomous keys used to determine them, an illustrated monograph lists the main known data for everyone of the 31 species. For: farmers, forestry agents, engineers, naturalists, professionals and amateurs.


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Flora of Ile-de-France

Flora of Ile-de-France


P. Jauzein, O. Nawrot

Edition 2011

What do we know about the infinite floristic diversity of the Ile-de-France region? Extending far beyond received ideas trying to make the capital bled dry of any natural component, here is an unprecedented scientific basis for our regional flora.


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