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Environmental synopsis of Sri Lanka

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Published by International Institute for Environment and Development in London .
Written in English

  • Conservation of natural resources -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Environmental policy -- Economic aspects -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Environmental protection -- Sri Lanka.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the International Institute for Environment and Development.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Overseas Development Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19785482M

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