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Wildlife conservation in Sri Lanka

C. G. Uragoda

Wildlife conservation in Sri Lanka

a history of Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka, 1894-1994

by C. G. Uragoda

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Published by Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Wildlife conservation -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Wildlife refuges -- Government policy -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHistory of Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka.
      StatementC.G. Uragoda.
      ContributionsWildlife & Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL84.5.S7 U73 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 162 p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL945001M
      ISBN 109559045075
      LC Control Number95901681
      OCLC/WorldCa32697772

      Sri Lanka including its coastal belt and the legal responsibility for the establishment and management of wildlife reservation arears under the Fauna and Flora Ordinance, too, has been assigned to the Department. Reservations of the Department of Wildlife Conservation.


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