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Voices from the Environmental Movement

Perspectives For A New Era

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  • 375 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Conservation of natural resources,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Environmentalists,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Political Science / Public Policy,
  • Conservation of natural resour,
  • Conservation leadership,
  • Conservationists

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPatrick F. Noonan (Foreword), Sally Ranney (Contributor), Don Snow (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8611385M
    ISBN 101559631325
    ISBN 109781559631327


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