3 edition of Resources, planning and environmental management in a changing Caribbean found in the catalog.
Resources, planning and environmental management in a changing Caribbean
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by David Barker and Duncan McGregor.|
|Contributions||Barker, David, 1947-, McGregor, Duncan F. M.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 281 p. :|
|Number of Pages||281|
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