Magazine Billebaude

Launched in 2012 by the François Sommer Foundation and Editions Glénat, Billebaude is a magazine of exploration and reflection on the uses and representations of nature. Each semester, the magazine proposes around a theme - the wolf, the forest, rurality, etc. Each semester, the magazine offers contributions from researchers, journalists, field workers and artists on a specific theme - the wolf, the forest, rurality, etc. -. In a spirit of openness, the magazine weaves links between the worlds of research, art and environmental management around the challenges of nature conservation. Aware that the ecological and economic crisis invites to recompose a new knowledge where science dialogues with culture and management with traditional practices and knowledge, the magazine functions as a laboratory of ideas and exchanges.

latest issue

N°19 Animal architectures

Publication October 21, 2021, 96 pages,
Public price TTC France: 19.90 €

This issue looks at the habitats of beavers, termites, social republicans, and earthworms, examining their diverse forms and functions. What do we understand about the way animals live by observing their architectures? How are we able to create, by imitating them, hospitable conditions for wildlife?

comité éditorial

Henri de Castries

François Chemel

Andrée Corvol-Dessert

Christine Germain-Donnat

Jacques Glénat

Yves d’Hérouville

Anne Simon

contact (fondation françois sommer)

Anne de Malleray

Collection director

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