100 Alien Invaders (Hardcover)

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100 Alien Invaders exposes one of the greatest threats to the planet after climate change and overpopulation. Animals and plants are perfectly harmless in their native areas, but become a menace when they colonize new territories--often out-competing native species and, in some instances, drastically affecting the ecology. What's more, it is humankind that is largely responsible. Some species, such as killer bees and cane toads, are obvious terrors. Others, such as the water hyacinth, pose a more insidious threat. Read this book and you'll never look at house sparrows or hedgehogs in the same way again. 100 Alien Invaders is a warts-and-all expos of 100 of the most destructive alien species on the planet.

About the Author


Gill Williams is a travel and natural history journalist with more than 30 years experience. She runs greentravelguides.tv, an internet TV channel showing people how to travel without trashing the planet.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781841623597
ISBN-10: 1841623598
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
Publication Date: October 18th, 2011
Pages: 160
Language: English