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Author Baskin, Yvonne.

Title A plague of rats and rubbervines : the growing threat of species invasions / Yvonne Baskin.

Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press/Shearwater Books, c2002.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  QH353 .B28 2002    Available  ---
Description viii, 377 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "A SCOPE--GISP project."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction : confronting a shrinking world -- 2. Reuniting Pangaea -- 3. Wheat and trout, weeds and pestilence -- 4. Elbowing out the natives -- 5. The good, the bad, the fuzzy -- 6. The making of a pest -- 7. Taking risks with strangers -- 8. Stemming the tide -- 9. Beachheads and sleepers -- 10. Taking control -- 11. Islands no longer -- 12. Can we preserve integrity of place.
Subject Biological invasions.
Nature conservation.
Added Author International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment.
Global Invasive Species Programme.
ISBN 1559638761 (cloth : alk. paper)