3 edition of Sustainability of mountain environments in India and Canada found in the catalog.
Sustainability of mountain environments in India and Canada
by Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba in Winnipeg
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Fikret Berkes and James S. Gardner.|
|Contributions||Berkes, Fikret., Gardner, James S.|
|LC Classifications||SD414.I4S87 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 404 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||404|
8 | Sustainable Mountain Development in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe From Rio to Rio and beyond PART 1. SETTING THE STAGE A. INTRODUCTION 1. The mountains of Europe have played a key social, economic and environmental role in the de-velopment of the nations of peoples that have resided there since time immemorial. We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund and the Canada Council for the Arts, and of the province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council and the Book Publishing Tax Credit.
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Sustainability of mountain environments in India and Canada. Winnipeg: Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Fikret Berkes; James S Gardner. Sustainable development of mountain environment in India and Canada.
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