Estimating economic costs of nature protection British Columbia"s forest regulations by G. Cornelius Van Kooten

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  • Sustainable forestry -- British Columbia.,
  • Forest management -- British Columbia.,
  • Nature conservation -- Economic aspects -- British Columbia.

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Statementby G. Cornelius van Kooten and Sen Wang.
SeriesWorking paper -- 1998-3., Working paper (Sustainable Forest Management Network (Canada)) -- 1998-3.
ContributionsWang, Sen., Sustainable Forest Management Network (Canada)
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LC ClassificationsSD"145"S97"No.3
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Paginationi, 12 p. :
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL20681309M

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