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The world"s forests

Rio + 8 : policy, practice, and progress towards sustainable forest management

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Published by Commonwealth Forestry Association in Oxford, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest policy -- International cooperation.,
  • Forest conservation -- International cooperation.,
  • Sustainable forestry -- International cooperation.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRio + 8, Rio plus 8
    Statementedited by Mia Söderlund & Alan Pottinger.
    ContributionsSöderlund, Mia., Pottinger, Alan., Commonwealth Forestry Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD561 .W673 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p. ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3747053M
    ISBN 100951505939
    LC Control Number2003427826
    OCLC/WorldCa49790106


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