˜Aœ plague of rats and rubbervines the growing threat of species invasions (eBook, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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˜Aœ plague of rats and rubbervines the growing threat of species invasions

Author: Yvonne Baskin
Publisher: Washington, DC Island Press/Shearwater Books Birmingham, AL, USA EBSCO Industries, Inc. 2002
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The human love of novelty and desire to make one place look like another, coupled with massive increases in global trade and transport, are creating a growing economic and ecological threat. The same forces that are rapidly "McDonaldizing" the world's diverse cultures are also driving us toward an era of monotonous, weedy, and uniformly impoverished landscapes. Unique plant and animal communities are slowly  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Baskin
ISBN: 1559638761 9781559638760 1417594241 9781417594245 9781610911009 1610911008
OCLC Number: 704522103
Accession No: (DE-599)HEB420241337 (OCoLC)704522103
Notes: "A SCOPE--GISP project
Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (viii, 377 pages, [8] pages of plates) Illustrations.
Responsibility: Yvonne Baskin

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Here, Baskin provides an authoritative overview of the problem of harmful invasive alien species, describing the troubles caused by exotic organisms that run amok in new settings. She offers  Read more...

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