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Mountain biodiversity and climate change.

Mountain biodiversity and climate change.

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Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu .
Written in English


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With reference to Hindu Kush Himalayas.

Edition Notes

Other titlesProceedings of the International Mountain Biodiversity Conference
ContributionsInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development., International Mountain Biodiversity Conference (2008 : Kathmandu, Nepal)
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23946786M
ISBN 109789291151233, 9789291151240
LC Control Number2009341522

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