Dangerous World of Butterflies

Dangerous World of Butterflies
Title Dangerous World of Butterflies PDF eBook
Author Peter Laufer
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages 288
Release 2010-05-04
Genre Nature
ISBN 0762799811

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This widely praised book chronicles Peter Laufer's adventures within the butterfly industry and the butterfly underground. Laufer begins by examining the allure of butterflies throughout history, but his research soon veers into the high-stake realms of organized crime, ecological devastation, museum collections, and chaos theory. His ever-expanding journey of discovery throughout the Americas and beyond offers a rare look into a theater of intrigue, peopled with quirky and nefarious characters—all in pursuit of these delicate, beautiful creatures. Read this book, and your garden—and the world—will never quite look the same.

The Dangerous World of Butterflies

The Dangerous World of Butterflies
Title The Dangerous World of Butterflies PDF eBook
Author Peter Laufer
Publisher Globe Pequot
Total Pages 0
Release 2010
Genre Nature
ISBN 9781599219271

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This work chronicles Laufer's visit to a butterfly preserve in Nicaragua, in which he stumbled into a theater of intrigue full of strange and nefarious characters--all in pursuit of one of nature's most delicate creatures.

Endangered Butterflies

Endangered Butterflies
Title Endangered Butterflies PDF eBook
Author Bobbie Kalman
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
Total Pages 36
Release 2006
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 9780778718703

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Habitat loss, pesticide use, and the collecting of rare species are putting some of the world's most beautiful butterflies in danger. The appealing full-color images in this colorful book will appeal to young readers and encourage them to take an interest in protecting these magnificent insects and their habitats. Children will be fascinated by butterfly bodies, habitats, and defenses, metamorphosis, and the ways that people around the world are helping save butterflies.

Frail Children of the Air

Frail Children of the Air
Title Frail Children of the Air PDF eBook
Author Samuel Hubbard Scudder
Publisher
Total Pages 326
Release 1895
Genre Butterflies
ISBN

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Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies
Title Monarch Butterflies PDF eBook
Author Ann Hobbie
Publisher Storey Publishing, LLC
Total Pages 48
Release 2021-04-27
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1635862906

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Monarch Butterflies is a richly illustrated, large-format book that celebrates North America’s most recognized butterfly and educates children and families about what they can do to help protect these beloved pollinators from the impacts of habitat loss and climate change.

Treacherous

Treacherous
Title Treacherous PDF eBook
Author Sara Rosett
Publisher Sara Rosett
Total Pages 297
Release 2017-11-15
Genre
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A mysterious package, a rumor about a missing painting, and a dangerous game of hide and seek… Zoe loves working as a consultant for a company that specializes in the recovery of stolen art. Her only complaint is that the jobs are few and far between, so when she meets an eccentric collector who is on the hunt for a painting of a blue butterfly that might—or might not—exist, she jumps at the chance to look for it. She comes across shady dealers and a confusion of clues as her search for the elusive painting takes her from tropical destinations to the cobblestone streets of Madrid. Treacherous is the sixth installment of the lighthearted On The Run series from USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett, which features globetrotting art heists and international intrigue.

The Management of Insects in Recreation and Tourism

The Management of Insects in Recreation and Tourism
Title The Management of Insects in Recreation and Tourism PDF eBook
Author Raynald Harvey Lemelin
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Total Pages 369
Release 2013
Genre Nature
ISBN 1107012880

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An insight into the booming industry of insect leisure and tourism, using case studies and examples from around the world.