Biodiversity and the Law: Intellectual Property, Biotechnology and Traditional Knowledge

Biodiversity and the Law: Intellectual Property, Biotechnology and Traditional Knowledge


How will we advertise worldwide financial improvement, whereas at the same time conserving neighborhood organic and cultural variety? This authoritative quantity, written through top felony specialists and organic and social scientists from around the globe, goals to handle this query in all of its complexity. the 1st a part of the booklet makes a speciality of biodiversity and examines what we're wasting, why and what's to be performed. the second one half addresses biotechnology and appears at if it is a part of the answer or a part of the matter, or maybe either. The 3rd part examines conventional wisdom, explains what it truly is and the way, if in any respect, it's going to be safe. The fourth and ultimate half appears at ethnobotany and bioprospecting and gives useful classes from the colossal and various studies of the members.

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