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Congress and the Nation"s environment
Library of Congress. Environment and Natural Resources Policy Division.
|Statement||prepared by the Environment and Natural Resources Policy Division, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, at the request of Henry M. Jackson, chairman, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate.|
|Contributions||United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.|
|LC Classifications||HC110.E5 U58 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 1692 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||1692|
|LC Control Number||77602274|
The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, having met at Stockholm from 5 to 16 June , having considered the need for a common outlook and for common principles to inspire and guide the peoples of the world in the preservation and. The event will develop a position paper which will be presented to the Congress highlighting the current and future importance and impact of forestry research in the region. Champion Tree Book Launch “The Champion Trees of Southern Africa” book will be formally launched at the Symposium with copies on sale for delegates to purchase.
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ECOSOC passed resolution supporting the idea. General Assembly Resolution in decided to convene a conference in and mandated a set of reports from the UN secretary-general suggesting that the. "Ting and her friends travel to two different futures using a time machine.
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