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Empire of the Beetle : How Human Folly and a Tiny Bug Are Killing North America's Great Forests.

Author: Andrew Nikiforuk
Publisher: Pgw 2011.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Nikiforuk
ISBN: 1553655109 : PAP 9781553655107 : PAP
OCLC Number: 748092809
Description: 240 pages
Contents: PrologueChapter One: The Alaska StormChapter Two: The Beetle, the Bus, and the Carbon CastleChapter Three: The Lodgepole TsunamiChapter Four: The War against the Insect EnemyChapter Five: In the Wake of the BeetleChapter Six: The Ghost ForestChapter Seven: The Song of the BeetleChapter Eight: The Sheath-Winged CosmosChapter Nine: The Two DianasChapter Ten: The Parable of the WormSources and Further InformationAcknowledgementsIndex

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"Nikiforuk leavens this tragic, instructive history with curious facts about the complex, intelligent insect"-Publishers Weekly"Sometimes called the "Katrina of the West," these infestations received Read more...

 
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