TITLE

A Race Against Time

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Penny
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Middle East;Jun2000, Issue 302, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a project in Lebanon to designate three sites of natural beauty as protected areas. Aim to conserve what is left of the country's rich natural heritage; Description of the Al Chouf Reserve; State of the country's environmental legislation; Decline in the forest cover.
ACCESSION #
3241682

 

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