The Nordic countries and the global environment.
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Published by National Agency of Environmental Protection, Secretariat of the Nordic Council of Ministers in [Copenhagen, Denmark], Oslo, Norway .
Written in English



  • Scandinavia.


  • Environmental policy -- Scandinavia.

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Edition Notes

SeriesNU ;, 1984:4 E, NU-serien ;, 1984:4E.
ContributionsDenmark. Miljøstyrelsen., Nordic Council of Ministers.
LC ClassificationsDL1 .N8 1984:4E, HC350.E5 .N8 1984:4E
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2449834M
ISBN 108750352768
LC Control Number87148994

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