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Convention on Biological Diversity (Treaty doc. 103-20)

hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, April 12, 1994.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Convention on Biological Diversity (1992),
  • Biological diversity conservation -- Law and legislation.,
  • Renewable natural resources -- Law and legislation.,
  • Biotechnology industries -- Law and legislation.,
  • Sustainable development -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 103-684
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 72 :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23291039M
    ISBN 10016044814X

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