Where do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species [Audiobook] download free by Ken Thompson

Where do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species Audiobook download free by Ken Thompson
  • Listen audiobook: Where do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species
  • Author: Ken Thompson
  • Release date: 2015/4/3
  • Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9781781251751
  • Rating: 8.11 of 10
  • Votes: 229
  • Review by: Lawanna Bull
  • Review rating: 9.07 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/10
  • Duration: 3H19M41S in 256 kbps (54.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, FLAC, Musepack, WAV, WMA Lossless, MP3, MPEG-4 SLS, WMA (compression RAR, TZ, LHA, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 20M52S (5.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Where do camels belong? In the Arab world may seem the obvious answer, but they are relative newcomers there. They evolved in North America, retain their greatest diversity in South America, and the only remaining wild dromedaries are in Australia. This is a classic example of the contradictions of 'native' and 'invasive' species, a hot issue right now, as the flip-side of biodiversity. We have all heard the horror stories of invasives, from Japanese knotweed that puts fear into the heart of gardeners to brown tree snakes that have taken over the island of Guam. But do we need to fear invaders? And indeed, can we control them, and do we choose the right targets? Ken Thompson puts forward a fascinating array of narratives to explore what he sees as the crucial question - why only a minority of introduced species succeed, and why so few of them go on to cause trouble. He discusses, too, whether our fears could be getting in the way of conserving biodiversity, and responding to the threat of climate change.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Gardening Books, Biodiversity, Ecological Science, The Biosphere, Natural History Books
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.88 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x200x24mm
  • Weight: 262g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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