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Published by IUCN, The World Conservation Union in Gland, Switzerland .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Arctic regions.

Subjects:

  • Environmental law -- Arctic regions.

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Edition Notes

StatementLinda Nowlan.
SeriesIUCN environmental policy and law paper ;, no. 44
ContributionsIUCN--The World Conservation Union., IUCN Environmental Law Programme.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKWX705 .N68 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 70 p. ;
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3623145M
ISBN 102831706378
LC Control Number2002405104
OCLC/WorldCa49581141

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