international regulation of extinction by Timothy M. Swanson

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Published by New York University Press in Washington Square, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biological diversity conservation -- Government policy,
  • Biological diversity conservation -- International cooperation,
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects,
  • Extinction (Biology)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-276) and index.

Book details

StatementTimothy M. Swanson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH75 .S815 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 289 p. :
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1425631M
ISBN 100814779921
LC Control Number93036643

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