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Author Wilcox, Merrie-Ellen, author.

Title Nature out of balance : how invasive species are changing the planet / Merrie-Ellen Wilcox.

Publication Info. Victoria, British Columbia : Orca Book Publishers, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 578.62 WIL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 47 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
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Series Orca footprints
Orca footprints.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 44) and index.
Summary "Find out about the global problem of invasive species, the good and the bad, and what you can do to support the ecosystems around you."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents What is an invasive species, anyway? -- Movers and shakers -- Accidental hitchhikers -- It seemed like a good idea at the time -- Not quite according to plan -- Invader number one -- All systmes go -- All together now -- New kids on the block -- Taking over -- The story of Guam and the brown tree snake -- Making eco-mischief -- harming humans -- Stemming the flow -- Sounding the alarm -- Stamping them out -- Keeping a lid on them -- Easier said than done -- Thinkingh differently -- Finding the silver lining -- The story of Puerto Rico and the African tulip tree -- Living with climate change -- Africanized honeybees: "killers" or friends? -- Helping ecosystems repair themselves -- What you can do -- In my own backyard.
Subject Introduced organisms -- Juvenile literature.
Biological invasions -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781459823952 (hardcover)
1459823958 (hardcover)

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