Draft environmental report on Haiti

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Published by U.S. Man and the Biosphere Secretariat, Dept. of State in Washington, D.C .

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  • Haiti.


  • Environmental protection -- Haiti.,
  • Environmental policy -- Haiti.,
  • Natural resources -- Environmental aspects -- Haiti.

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Statementprepared by the Science and Technology Division, Library of Congress.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Science and Technology Division., U.S. National Committee for Man and the Biosphere.
LC ClassificationsTD171.5.H2 D7 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 55 leaves, [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3001324M
LC Control Number84603903

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