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Estimating economic costs of nature protection

G. Cornelius Van Kooten

Estimating economic costs of nature protection

British Columbia"s forest regulations

by G. Cornelius Van Kooten

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Published by Sustainable Forest Management Network in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable forestry -- British Columbia.,
  • Forest management -- British Columbia.,
  • Nature conservation -- Economic aspects -- British Columbia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. Cornelius van Kooten and Sen Wang.
    SeriesWorking paper -- 1998-3., Working paper (Sustainable Forest Management Network (Canada)) -- 1998-3.
    ContributionsWang, Sen., Sustainable Forest Management Network (Canada)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD"145"S97"No.3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20681309M

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