Directory of wetlands of international importance in the Western Palearctic by Erik Carp

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Published by IUCN-UNEP in Gland, Switzerland .

Written in English

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  • Wetlands -- Directories.,
  • Wetland conservation.

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Other titlesA Directory of Western Palearctic wetlands., Wetlands directory.
Statementcompiled by Erik Carp for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi, Kenya and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Gland, Switzerland.
ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources., World Wildlife Fund.
The Physical Object
Pagination506 p. :
Number of Pages506
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Open LibraryOL14203988M
ISBN 102880323002

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