Hunting Down the Chimera of Multiple Disciplinarity in Conservation Science
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Volume 28, Issue 1, pages 22–32, February 2014
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POOLEY, S. P., MENDELSOHN, J. A. and MILNER-GULLAND, E. J. (2014), Hunting Down the Chimera of Multiple Disciplinarity in Conservation Science. Conservation Biology, 28: 22–32. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12183
- Issue online: 28 JAN 2014
- Version of Record online: 2 DEC 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 2 JUL 2013
- Manuscript Received: 3 DEC 2012
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