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The Forgotten Pollinators

By: Stephen L Buchmann (Author), Gary Paul Nabhan (Author), Paul Mirocha (Illustrator), Edward O Wilson (Foreword By)

292 pages, B/w illus

Island Press

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #86123 | ISBN: 1559633530
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #51489 | ISBN: 1559633522
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About this book

Plant-pollinator relationships offer vivid examples of the connections between endangered species and threatened habitats. The authors explain how human-induced changes in pollinator populations - caused by overuse of chemical pesticides, unbridled development, and conversion of natural areas into monocultural cropland - can have a ripple effect on disparate species, ultimately leading to a `cascade of extinctions'.


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