Biologist and botanist, Francis Hallé was professor of botany at the University of Montpellier from 1971 to 1999. At the origin of the Raft des Cimes, he carried out extensive research on tropical forest canopies. Since 2019, he is the founder of the Francis Hallé Association for primary forests. Books : Une vie en forêt (2020), Il était une forêt (2013) and Poumon vert et tapis rouge (2021).
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Francis Hallé, a tree and tropical rainforest expert, has designed a canopy raft to better study the canopies of tropical forests. In 2019, he began a project to restore a primary forest in Europe. In this first episode in our “Forests in Danger” series, he revisits their definition and natural...