The World Ecotourism Summit Québec City, Canada, 19 to 22 May 2002 : final report

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Other titlesWorld Ecotourism Summit :
ContributionsWorld Ecotourism Summit (2002 : Québec, Québec)
LC ClassificationsG154.9 .W67 2002
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Pagination140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
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Open LibraryOL17092959M
ISBN 109284405505

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Complete Book PDF (MB) | View Chapters. Abstract: This report contains the summaries of the debates held and conclusions reached at the World Ecotourism Summit and its preparatory process, as well as the Quebec Declaration on Ecotourism.

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