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State of the Wild

A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands, and Oceans (State of the Wild)

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Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of wildlife & habitats,
  • Wildlife Conservation,
  • Zoology (General),
  • Nature,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Nature / Wildlife,
  • Animals,
  • Wildlife

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKent Redford (Foreword), Sharon Guynup (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8893117M
    ISBN 101597260010
    ISBN 109781597260015


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