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|Statement||Daniel R. Abbasi ; with a foreword by James Gustave Speth.|
|Series||Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies publication series, Publication series (Yale University. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies)|
|Contributions||Yale University. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.|
|LC Classifications||GE149 .A23 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||211 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||211|
|LC Control Number||2008530823|
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