Status and potential of commercial bioprospecting activities in Latin America and the Caribbean by Fernando SantibГЎГ±ez Quezada

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Subjects:

  • Biodiversity -- Economic aspects -- Latin America,
  • Biodiversity -- Economic aspects -- Caribbean Area,
  • Biodiversity conservation -- Economic aspects -- Latin America,
  • Biodiversity conservation -- Economic aspects -- Caribbean Area,
  • Biodiversity conservation -- Government policy -- Latin America,
  • Biodiversity conservation -- Government policy -- Caribbean Area

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StatementFernando Quezada
SeriesSerie Medio ambiente y desarrollo -- 132, Serie Medio ambiente y desarrollo (United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) -- 132
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Sustainable Development and Human Settlements Division
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH541.15.B56 S36 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16139607M
ISBN 109211216486
ISBN 109789211216486

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