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Preserving ecological systems

theagenda for long-term research and development

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Published by Praeger in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors S. Draggan, J.J. Cohrssen, R. Morrison.
    ContributionsDraggan, S., Cohrssen, J. J., Morrison, R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(240)p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21231733M
    ISBN 100275923371

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