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The New Wild : Why invasive species will be nature's salvation.

Author: Fred Pearce
Publisher: London : Icon Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A provocative exploration of the 'new ecology' and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pearce, Fred.
New Wild : Why invasive species will be nature's salvation.
London : Icon Books, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Pearce
ISBN: 9781848318359 1848318359
OCLC Number: 905983914
Description: 1 online resource (436 pages)
Contents: Copyright Page; Contents; About the author; Acknowledgements; On language; Introduction: Nature in a world of humans; Part One: Alien Empires; 1. On Green Mountain; 2. New Worlds; 3. All at Sea; 4. Welcome to America; 5. Britain: A Nation Tied in Knotweed; Part Two: Myths and Demons; 6. Ecological cleansing; 7. Myths of the Aliens; 8. Myths of the Pristine; 9. Nativism in the Garden of Eden; Part Three: The New Wild; 10. Novel Ecosystems; 11. Rebooting Conservation in the Urban Badlands; 12. Call of the New Wild; Appendix: Latin names; References; Index.

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A provocative exploration of the 'new ecology' and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong.

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