2 edition of Challenges, knowledge and decisions relating to sustainable development found in the catalog.
Challenges, knowledge and decisions relating to sustainable development
1996 by Laurentian University, School of Translators and Interpreters in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English
|Other titles||Défis, savoirs, décisions dans le contexte du développement durable.|
|Statement||a translation and commentary by Lisa Hawke.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||104,  l.|
|Number of Pages||104|
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