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Apolimer is an interdisciplinary research group based at the Littoral, Environment and Societies (LIENSs) research unit in La Rochelle, France. It was initially a cooperative research structure within the University of Western Brittany (UBO), based at the European Marine Institute (IUEM) in the Lab of Marine Sciences (LEMAR) in Brest, France, then supported by the Ecology and Environment Institute (INEE) of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and is now supported by the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Federation (FREDD, CNRS / La Rochelle University).
Members of the Scientific board & the contributors are based in metropolitan France, French overseas territories and in countries like Canada, Germany, Russia or Australia. Their research work is rooted in many disciplines, including political science, anthropology, sociology, history, geography and law.