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wealth of wild species

Norman Myers

wealth of wild species

storehouse for human welfare

by Norman Myers

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature conservation -- Economic aspects.,
  • Biology, Economic.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNorman Myers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH75 .M93 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3499908M
    ISBN 100865311323, 0865311331
    LC Control Number82020121

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