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Biodiversity Research Methods

IBOY in Western Pacific and Asia

by Tohru Nakashizuka

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Published by Trans Pacific Pr .
Written in English

  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • History: World,
  • Reference,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8657105M
    ISBN 101876843772
    ISBN 109781876843779

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Study options. Research students are expected to spend the first months of the PGR study at the School campus to obtain training in research methods and attend a number of research seminars. conference proceedings and books.

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1 The successes and failures of conservation efforts over the last decade have demonstrated that the erosion of biological diversity can be stopped only through novel and complex mixtures of economic, social, and.

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