Bureaucratic Landscapes

Interagency Cooperation and the Preservation of Biodiversity (Politics, Science, and the Environment) by Craig W. Thomas

Publisher: The MIT Press

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  • Central government policies,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Conservation Of Natural Resources (General),
  • Environmental Policy,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • California,
  • Environmental Science,
  • General,
  • Wildlife,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Biodiversity conservation,
  • Biological diversity conservat,
  • Case studies,
  • Government policy,
  • Management,
  • Natural resources,
  • United States
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Number of Pages368
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Open LibraryOL9351781M
ISBN 100262201410
ISBN 109780262201414

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