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Biodiversity and the ancestors

Biodiversity and the ancestors

challenges to customary and environmental law : case studies from Namibia

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Published by Namibia Scientific Society in Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation -- Namibia,
  • Customary law -- Namibia

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Manfred O. Hinz and Oliver C. Ruppel.
    ContributionsHinz, Manfred O., 1936-, Ruppel, Oliver Christian, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKSY1509.3 .B56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23679361M
    ISBN 109991640843
    ISBN 109789991640846
    LC Control Number2009319158

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