Environment and the city sharing Singapore"s experience and future challenges

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Published by Institute of Policy Studies, Times Academic Press in Singapore .

Written in English

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  • Environmental policy -- Singapore.,
  • Environmental management -- Singapore.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Ooi Giok Ling.
ContributionsOoi, Giok Ling.
LC ClassificationsGE160.S55 E58 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 336 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL337387M
ISBN 109812100806
LC Control Number97946363

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