Potential uses of military-related resources for protection of the environment

report of the Secretary-General.
  • 54 Pages
  • 1.77 MB
  • English
United Nations , New York
Environmental protection., Military research., Military enginee
SeriesDisarmament., 25
ContributionsUnited Nations. Office for Disarmament Affairs.
LC ClassificationsTD170.2 .U5 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 54 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1519444M
ISBN 109211421918
LC Control Number93205809

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