Andrew Nikiforuk Univ. of Queensland Press

Is the pace and scale of global trade endangering our livestock, hospitals and waterways? How vulnerable is our food to bacterial, viral and fungal invaders? Do certain trade goods cause more biologic

ISBN10 : 9780702236181 , ISBN13 : 0702236187

Page Number : 306


Andrew Nikiforuk

Our health and habitat are being threatened by biological invaders moving at unprecedented speed. Avian flu and its potential to cause a human pandemic is only one example of a worldwide menace unwitt

ISBN10 : 9780143017462 , ISBN13 : 0143017462

Page Number : 336

The Energy Of Slaves

Andrew Nikiforuk Greystone Books Ltd

A radical analysis of our master-and-slave relationship to energy and a call for change. Ancient civilizations routinely relied on shackled human muscle. It took the energy of slaves to plant crops, c

ISBN10 : 1771640103 , ISBN13 : 9781771640107

Page Number : 296

Empire Of The Beetle

Andrew Nikiforuk Greystone Books Ltd

Beginning in the late 1980s, a series of improbable bark beetle outbreaks unsettled iconic forests and communities across western North America. An insect the size of a rice kernel eventually killed m

ISBN10 : 1553658949 , ISBN13 : 9781553658948

Page Number : 240

Slick Water

Andrew Nikiforuk Greystone Books

The fossil fuel industry and many environmental groups tout hydraulic fracturing — “fracking” — as a panacea, with slick promises of energy independence, greenhouse gas reductions, and benefit

ISBN10 : 1771640774 , ISBN13 : 9781771640770

Page Number : 240

Tar Sands

Andrew Nikiforuk Greystone Books Ltd

Tar Sands critically examines the frenzied development in the Canadian tar sands and the far-reaching implications for all of North America. Bitumen, the sticky stuff that ancients used to glue the To

ISBN10 : 155365627X , ISBN13 : 9781553656272

Page Number : 240