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Contemporary environmentalists

by Kevin Graham

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Environmental protection -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Environmentalists.,
  • Environmental protection.

  • About the Edition

    Summary, Profiles men and women whose contributions to the environmental movement have significantly changed how we see the world around us.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKevin Graham.
    SeriesGlobal profiles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 178 p. :
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22328274M
    ISBN 10081603222X
    OCLC/WorldCa32970266

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