2 edition of Crisis and conservation found in the catalog.
Crisis and conservation
|Statement||Charlie Pye-Smith and Chris Rose.|
|Series||Pelican books, Pelican books|
|Contributions||Rose, Chris, 1956-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 213 p. :|
|Number of Pages||213|
|LC Control Number||84037107|
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Nineteen chapters written by scientists from research institutions of fourteen countries demonstrate that approaches for preserving the evolutionary heritage are now very tuned into human impacts and sustainability issues.
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