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Protecting Public Health and the Environment

Implementing The Precautionary Principle

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Environmental Health,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Health Care Issues,
  • Government policy,
  • Environmental sciences,
  • Environmental Science,
  • General,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Decision making,
  • Risk assessment,
  • Environmental Policy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWes Jackson (Foreword), Carolyn Raffensperger (Editor), Joel Tickner (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8611685M
    ISBN 101559636882
    ISBN 109781559636889

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