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Alien Invaders Species That Threaten Our World

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ISBN-10: 0887767982

ISBN-13: 9780887767982

Edition: 2011

Authors: Jane Drake, Ann Love, Mark Thurman, National Geographic Learning Staff

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From killer toads, feral felines, and brown tree snakes to multiple invaders in Lake Victoria and the Great Lakes,Alien Invadersfocuses on wave after wave of invaders that affect our ecosystems and the side-effects of climate change and modern global travel on our world today. Environmentalists and coauthors Jane Drake and Ann Love present the concepts of endangered species and biodiversity in this informative look at alien invaders and how they impact our world. From the days of sailing ships and shipboard rats to the fungus that sparked the Irish potato famine to the beautiful but deadly purple looseleaf strangling native wetlands, they examine extinctions and endangerments directly…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 4/8/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 56
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946

Lesley Choyce was born in New Jersey in 1951 and moved to Canada in 1978. Choyce teaches part-time at Dalhousie University, runs Pottersfield Press and has written 40 adult and young adult books. Choyce also hosts a nationally syndicated TV talk show in Halifax. His recent novel, The Republic of Nothing is currently being developed as a feature length movie. In 1996, Viking/Penguin published Choyce's best-selling Nova Scotia: Shaped By The Sea. Along with the Surf Poets, he has released a poetry/music album titled Long Lost Planet.MARK THURMAN is a writer and ilustrator living half the year in Toronto and the other half in Owen Sound, Ontario. He has written and illustrated over 25 books…