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A sustainable world

defining and measuring sustainable development

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Published by Published for IUCN - the World Conservation Union by the International Center for the Environment and Public Policy, California Institute of Public Affairs in Sacramento .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Thaddeus C. Trzyna with the assistance of Julia K. Osborn.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsTrzyna, Thaddeus C., 1939-, Osborn, Julia K., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17722120M
    ISBN 101853832677

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