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Published by United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics, International Environmental Technology Centre in Osaka, Japan .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia,
  • Western Australia.

Subjects:

  • Urban ecology,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Urban ecology -- Australia -- Western Australia,
  • Sustainable development -- Australia -- Western Australia

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesIntegrative management series
ContributionsJennings, Isabella., UNEP International Environmental Technology Centre.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT241 .N49 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3452797M
ISBN 100869058614
LC Control Number2005362189

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