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Under the weather and the rising tide

Under the weather and the rising tide

adapting to a changing climate in Asia and the Pacific.

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Published by Asian Development Bank in Mandaluyong City, Philippines .
Written in English


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ContributionsAsian Development Bank.
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24041149M
LC Control Number2010338111

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