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Precaution, environmental science, and preventive public policy

James Tyler Kent

Precaution, environmental science, and preventive public policy

by James Tyler Kent

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Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Joel A. Tickner.
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LC ClassificationsGE
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 406 p. :
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22529841M
ISBN 101559633328

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