World Guide to Environmental Issues and Organizations

by Peter Brackley

Publisher: Gale Group

Written in English
Published: Pages: 400 Downloads: 487
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  • Societies, etc,
  • Nature conservation,
  • Conservation Of Natural Resources (General),
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Reference,
  • Societies, etc.,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Directories,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Environmental protection
The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL7879538M
ISBN 100582062705
ISBN 109780582062702

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