Ecosystem-based management of natural resources a step towards sustainable development by Rodolphe Schlaepfer

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Published by International Union of Forestry Research Organizations in Wien, Austria .

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  • Ecosystem management.,
  • Sustainable development.,
  • Sustainable forestry.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 28-32).

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Statementby Rodolphe Schlaepfer.
SeriesIUFRO occasional paper -- no. 6.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL18113311M

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