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World directory of national parks and other protected areas

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Secretariat.

World directory of national parks and other protected areas

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Published by IUCN in Morges, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- Directories.

  • Edition Notes

    Loose-leaf for updating.

    Statementcompiled by the Secretariat of IUCN ; with the advice and guidance of the Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas.
    ContributionsInternational Commission on National Parks.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1 ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14375409M


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World Directory of National Parks and Other Protected Areas: Compiled by the Secretariat of IUCN ; with the Advice and Guidance of the Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

Secretariat: Authors   National parks and other protected areas play a vital role in the conservation of wildlife and natural resources, while providing opportunities for people to enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature.

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