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Applying nature"s design corridors as a strategy for biodiversity conservation by Anthony B. Anderson

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Corridors (Ecology)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

StatementAnthony Anderson and Clinton N. Jenkins.
SeriesIssues, cases, and methods in biodiversity conservation
ContributionsJenkins, Clinton N.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH541.15.C67 A53 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3421063M
ISBN 10023113410X, 0231134118
LC Control Number2005041252

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