Threat level green: Conceding ecology for security in eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

@article{Schrad2006ThreatLG,
  title={Threat level green: Conceding ecology for security in eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union},
  author={Mark Lawrence Schrad},
  journal={Global Environmental Change-human and Policy Dimensions},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={400-422}
}
  • M. L. Schrad
  • Published 1 October 2006
  • Political Science
  • Global Environmental Change-human and Policy Dimensions

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