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Natural resources of Sri Lanka

Natural resources of Sri Lanka

conditions and trends : a report


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Published by Keells Business Systems Ltd., Education Center in [Colombo, Sri Lanka] .
Written in English

  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural resources -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Natural resources -- Sri Lanka -- Management.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Population.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementprepared for the Natural Resources, Energy and Science Authority of Sri Lanka ; sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development.
      ContributionsSri Lanka. Natural Resources, Energy & Science Authority., United States. Agency for International Development.
      LC ClassificationsHC424.Z65 N38 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1684719M
      LC Control Number91906382

      The designation of geographical entities in this book, and the presentation of the material do not imply the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Sri Lanka. Reproduction of this Table 1 - Diversity of inland natural ecosystems in Sri Lanka 2 Table 2 - Species richness of File Size: 1MB. The "matrix of domination" in Sri Lanka reflects the interceding cultural, ideological, and religious viewpoints that preceded and followed the tsunami (de Mel, ). We also argue that age and disability status are central to an intersectional analysis, particularly when discussing individuals' responses to .

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