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47 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 44) and index.
"Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle readers and illustrated with color photographs. Find out about the global problem of invasive species, the good and the bad, and what you can do to support the ecosystems around you."-- Provided by publisher.
Issued also in electronic formats.
What is an invasive species, anyway? -- Movers and shakers -- Accidental hitchhikers -- It seemed like a good idea at the time -- Not quite according to plan -- Invader number one -- All systmes go -- All together now -- New kids on the block -- Taking over -- The story of Guam and the brown tree snake -- Making eco-mischief -- Harming humans -- Stemming the flow -- Sounding the alarm -- Stamping them out -- Keeping a lid on them -- Easier said than done -- Thinking differently -- Finding the silver lining -- The story of Puerto Rico and the African tulip tree -- Living with climate change -- Africanized honeybees: "killers" or friends? -- Helping ecosystems repair themselves -- What you can do -- In my own backyard.
Online version: Wilcox, Merrie-Ellen. Nature out of balance. Victoria, British Columbia : Orca Book Publishers, 2021 1459823966 9781459823969 (OCoLC)1157343494