Logo

Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems

Large book cover: Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems

Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems
by

Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd
ISBN/ASIN: 3110438658
ISBN-13: 9783110438659
Number of pages: 473

Description:
When organisms are deliberately or accidentally introduced into a new ecosystem a biological invasion may take place. Biological invasions by animals, plants, pathogens or vectors are one of the greatest environmental and economic threats and, along with habitat destruction, a leading cause of global biodiversity loss.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple PDF files)

Similar books

Book cover: God's Country: The New Zealand FactorGod's Country: The New Zealand Factor
by - Dancing Star Foundation
An expansive analysis of ecological trends of the first decade of the 21st century, using New Zealand as an important paradigm for positive global change. This is an exploration of the many issues impacting the local, regional and global ecosystems.
(6365 views)
Book cover: BiodiversityBiodiversity
by - InTech
The aim of the present book is to give an overview of the studies on biodiversity at all levels, in order to better understand the dynamics and the mechanisms at the basis of the richness of life forms both in terrestrial and marine environments.
(6766 views)
Book cover: Biodiversity and ConservationBiodiversity and Conservation
by - University of California, Irvine
The origin, nature and value of biological diversity, the threats to its continued existence, and approaches to preserving what is left. Comprehensive, 16 chapter, college level textbook with a strong emphasis on practices that endanger species.
(10657 views)
Book cover: BiodiversityBiodiversity
by - National Academies
This book calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human population pressure. Biodiversity creates a framework for analyzing the problem and searching for solutions.
(11126 views)