250 Years of Industrial Consumption and Transformation of Nature: Impacts on Global Ecosystems and Life

Authors(s) : Hubert Engelbrecht

DOI: 10.2174/97816810860191170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-601-9, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-602-6

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