The next one hundred years shaping the fate of our living earth by Jonathan Weiner

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ecology,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on,
  • Biosphere

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StatementJonathan Weiner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH541 .W37 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination312 p. :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2206052M
ISBN 100553057448
LC Control Number89028108
OCLC/WorldCa20522052

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