TITLE

A show for the English to see

AUTHOR(S)
Homewood, Brian
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/2/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1793, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the preparations of the Brazilian government for the celebration of Earth Summit in 1992 which will be held in Rio de Janeiro. History of the summit; Funding allocated for the event; Efforts to raise funds for the event; Theme of the summit.
ACCESSION #
10560102

 

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