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*Agrarian landscapes and the Environment - Ecological principles of management in Europe and Canada: This work investigates the relations between agricultural activities, the evolution of agrarian landscapes, and the quality of environment and human health. The book is in four parts: agricultural/environmental relations; the evolution of practice and biodiversity; the transfer of pollutants in intensively-cultivated land; and the sylvosystem/agrosystem/hydrosystem relations. The articles in the book have been coordinated by Stanislas Wicherek, Research Director at CNRS/ENS, Fontenay-Saint-Cloud (France). (CNRS Publishing, 15 Rue Malebranche, F -75005 Paris, France - Fax: (+33) 153/10 27 27 - Internet: www.cnrs.fr/editions - 412 pages - FF200)*The Swiss forest: an assessment: a political analysis of the second national forestry inventory carried out in Switzerland. The brochure is published by the Swiss Federal Environment, Forests and Landscapes Office (ISBN 3-258-05897-0 - OFEDP, Federal Forestry Directorate, CH-3003 Berne, Switzerland. Tel: (+41) 31/324 77 78 - Fax: (+41) 31/324 78 66)*Vital Signs 1999 - The environmental trends that are shaping our future - (Lester R. Brown, Michael Renner, Brian Halweil). This eighth edition of "Vital Signs" contains a broad selection of indicators that provide a kaleidoscopic view of a fast-evolving, dynamic world. In addition to the paperback edition, the data is also available on CD-ROM. (Worldwatch Institute - Linda Starke, Editor - ISBN 0-393-31893-1 - Contact: Mary Caron - 1776 Massachussetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20036-1904, USA. Internet:www.worldwatch;org*Glossary of Nuclear Power Plant Ageing - a book published by the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian.Plant life management is becoming an increasingly important topic both in nuclear power plant operations and in international discussions on the role of nuclear energy. As in many other aspects of nuclear power plant operations there is much to be learned by international comparisons of practices. This five-language glossary of terminology is intended to assist utility operators and regulators in OECD countries, and more generally to help readers benefit as much as possible from international experience.*ISBN 92-64-05842-7 - Available from the OECD - Nuclear Energy Agency, Le Seine Saint Germain - 12 Boulevard des Iles, F-92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France. Tel: (+33) 1/45 24 10 10 - Fax: (+33) 1/45 24 11 10 - E-mail:nea@nea.fr - Web:http://www.nea.fr)

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