South-East Asia"s Environmental Future
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Published by United Nations Univ .
Written in English


  • Environmental Economics,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Asia, Southeastern,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Conservation of natural resour,
  • Conservation of natural resources,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Southeast Asia

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Edition Notes

ContributionsH. C. Brookfield (Editor), Yvonne Byron (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9128112M
ISBN 109280808230
ISBN 109789280808230

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