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Nature Out of Balance

How Invasive Species Are Changing the Planet

by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox

tagged: environmental conservation & protection, flowers & plants, environmental science & ecosystems
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Plants, animals, insects and fish are moving in. Invasive species threaten local ecosystems and the planet’s biodiversity, but are they all as bad as we think they are? In Nature Out of Balance:How Invasive Species Are Changing the Planet author Merrie-Ellen Wilcox profiles all-star invasive species around the world, starting in her own neighbourhood, and warns that humans are the most invasive species of all. We find out how and why species become invasive, what we can do to stop their spread and whether it’s time to think differently about invasive species that are here to stay.

About the Author
Merrie-Ellen Wilcox is a writer and editor whose first book for children, What's the Buzz?: Keeping Bees in Flight, is part of the Orca Footprints series. She has two adult children and lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with her husband and a busy Jack Russell. For more information, visit www.merrieellenwilcox.com.
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