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Conservation is our government now

Paige West

Conservation is our government now

the politics of ecology in Papua New Guinea

by Paige West

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English


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StatementPaige West.
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LC ClassificationsDU
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22731724M
ISBN 100822337495

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Preservation was developed with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Designed as an introductory course, it grounds participants in the theory and practice of preserving library and archival collections."The only way conservation can work is if it is seen as just part of the fabric of development, part of the fabric of growth of human society." Peter Seligmann, Chair of Conservation International; s.

In a time of declining government resources, non-governmental organizations play an increasingly important role in conservation worldwide.