Survival in a threatened world

Publisher: Environment Canada in [Ottawa]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 37 Downloads: 20
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  • Environmental policy -- Canada.,
  • Environmental protection -- Canada.

Edition Notes

Other titlesSurvivre dans un monde menacé.
Statementsubmission by the people of Canada to the World Commission on Environment and Development, May 1986.
The Physical Object
Pagination31, 37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17986523M
LC Control Number87070079

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