Balance and biosphere a radio symposium on the environmental crisis

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Published by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto, Ont .

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StatementParticipants Barry Commoner ...[et al.].
ContributionsCommoner, Barry, 1917-, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Ideas (Radio program)
LC ClassificationsGF8 .B3
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p.
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21102848M
ISBN 100887940587
LC Control Number72-182789

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