year in the greenhouse by John Elkington

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Published by Gollancz in London .

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  • Environmental protection.

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StatementJohn Elkington.
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LC ClassificationsTD170
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Pagination279 p. ;
Number of Pages279
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Open LibraryOL21045038M
ISBN 100575048212

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