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What future for nature?

M. W. Holdgate

What future for nature?

the Scottish Natural Heritage/Royal Society of Edinburgh lecture: the International Science Festival, Edinburgh, 3 April 1996

by M. W. Holdgate

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Published by Scottish Natural Heritage in Battleby .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.,
  • Environmental degradation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementSir Martin Holdgate.
    SeriesOccasional paper / Scottish Natural Heritage -- no.4
    ContributionsScottish Natural Heritage., Royal Society of Edinburgh.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20809075M
    ISBN 101853972843
    OCLC/WorldCa39339155

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