The View From the Castle: Despite stultifying rules, instant experts and minor gurus and oracles, the Stockholm conference was surprisingly productive

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Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley discusses his experience and overall impression of representing the United States at the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment. Ripley comments on his involvement as a non-governmental organization participating in the conference and what the overall conference achieved.


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Smithsonian Vol. 3, no. 5 (Journal)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


August 1972


  • United Nations Conference on the Human Environment
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Environmental policy
  • Meetings
  • Castle View
  • Ecology
  • Environmental protection

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