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Interviewed in the Montpellier botanical garden (France), Yldiz Aumeeruddy-Thomas, an ethnologist from the Montpellier Center for Functional and Evolving Ecology, evokes in this short film the social sciences interest in the connections between society and nature. Man has always transformed nature to appropriate it and to domestic it. These reciprocal links boost the construction of the civilizations history and of our identity.