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Marine litter an analytical overview by UNEP Regional Seas Programme

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Published by UNEP in Nairobi .
Written in English


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ContributionsUNEP. Mediterranean Action Plan, Secretariat of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, UNEP/GPA Coordination Office, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGC1085 .P74 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24563953M
LC Control Number2009404743
OCLC/WorldCa123445754

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