5 edition of Protecting the biodiversity of the Americas found in the catalog.
Protecting the biodiversity of the Americas
by Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy = L"institut canadien du droit et de la politique de l"environnement in Toronto
Written in English
|Statement||by Karen Clark and Ian Attridge.|
|Contributions||Attridge, Ian, 1962-, Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy.|
|LC Classifications||KE5110 .C53 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 90 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||90|
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