Urban Growth & Sustainable Habitats Case Studies of Policy Conflicts in South Florida"s Coastal Environment

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ContributionsDaniel O. Suman (Editor), Maria Villanueva (Editor), Manoj Shivlani (Editor)
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Urban growth and sustainable habitats: case studies of policy conflicts in South Florida's coastal environment Author: Daniel Oscar Suman ; Manoj Shivlani ; Maria L Villanueva ; Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.

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