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Forefront of the environmental movement in Japan.

Forefront of the environmental movement in Japan.

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Published by Ministry of Foreign Affairs in [Tokyo] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental protection -- Japan.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJapan. Gaimushō.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16246103M

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