Astonishing invaders

These species from elsewhere

by Vincent Albouy (writer)
Collection: Hors Collection
july 2017
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Asian hornet, slipper limpet, zebra mussel, Colorado beetle, Dutch elm disease, Siberian chipmunk, Japanese knotweed, rose-ringed parakeet, primrose willow, African sacred ibis, coypu, etc. What are these exotic invasive species? How did they arrive among us and what happens when they are here? Do we know whether these invasive species can also constitute resources for other species and even be beneficial to human activities? In the style of a captivating survey using many examples, this book provides access to all the scientific explanations on these invasion phenomena.

1. Sur la piste des envahisseurs

2. Portrait-robot d’un envahisseur

3. Pour un succès, 999 échecs

4. Les îles, de grandes sensibles

5. L’homme apprenti-sorcier

6. Conducteur ou passager, les conséquences ne sont pas les mêmes

7. Le paradoxe de l’opossum

8. La taille ne fait rien à l’affaire

9. Pas besoin de venir de loin pour se révéler envahissant

10. Les voies de l’invasion

11. Des opportunités pour la science ?

12. Un bien pour un mal

13. Éradiquons... comme la lune !

14. La nature fait du vélo

 

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Language(s): French

Publisher: Éditions Quae

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Hors Collection

Published: 6 july 2017

Reference Book: 02587

Reference eBook [ePub]: 02587EPB

Reference eBook [PDF]: 02587NUM

EAN13 Book: 9782759226610

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759226634

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759226627

Interior: Two-colour

Format (in mm) Book: [NR]

Pages count Book: 160

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 160

Weight (in grammes): 210 (Book)

Size: 2,2 Mo (ePub), 3,3 Mo (PDF)

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