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Reclaiming the last wild places

a new agenda for biodiversity

by Roger L. Di Silvestro

  • 36 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Biological diversity conservation -- United States.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- United States.,
    • Biological diversity conservation -- United States -- Philosophy.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- United States -- Philosophy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-258) and index.

      StatementRoger L. DiSilvestro.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH76 .D58 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 266 p. ;
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1740640M
      ISBN 100471572446
      LC Control Number92046457

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