//Entries by Pierre Pech

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The notion of the anthropocene appeared and was popularised at the start of this century in an article by the Nobel prize winner Paul Crutzen published in the journal Nature (Crutzen, 2012). The term refers to the most recent period in the Earth’s history during which the global environment has been – or is being […]

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This term is at present used in the spheres of urbanism, architecture and nature conservation. “Renaturalisation” (or ecological restoration when it is planned), is a process of modification of a portion of space, a built up area, a block, a quarter, a plot, a landscape or a territory, via the extension of occupation by natural […]