The Insatiable Bark Beetle: and the Economics of

byReese Halter

Hardcover | October 15, 2011

The Insatiable Bark Beetle: and the Economics of by Reese Halter
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In our ever-warming world, trillions of indigenous bark beetles are killing billions of mature conifers throughout the forests of western North America and around the world, as they embark on their largest and most destructive feeding frenzy in modern times. In areas where cold temperatures traditionally prevented these insects from thriving, our once-healthy but now water-starved trees are becoming more and more vulnerable to the voracious appetites of these destructive pests. With aspects of both our environment and the economy at stake, Dr. Reese Halter's second RMB Manifesto provides information on the various types of beetles negatively impacting trees, descriptions of the ecosystems they currently inhabit, and an accessible look at the future humanity may face if we do not find ways to control greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, which are contributing factors to the ongoing spread of bark beetles.

Dr. Reese Halter is a tree hugger, story teller, distinguished broadcaster, award-winning conservation biologist and author. Dr. Reese is a powerful voice for bees, trees, seas and nature's wellness science. Website:
Title:The Insatiable Bark Beetle: and the Economics ofFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:176 pages, 7 X 4.75 X 0.69 inShipping dimensions:176 pages, 7 X 4.75 X 0.69 inPublished:October 15, 2011Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1926855663

ISBN - 13:9781926855660

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