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World citizens worry about biodiversity loss

A public consultation on biodiversity loss shows that most people are concerned.

02/10/12

WIPO recognises developing world rights

The World Intellectual Property Organization has adopted a fresh agenda that recognises the rights and needs of …

04/10/07

'Biopiracy' requires reasoned treatment

The fight against biopiracy must embrace both legitimate science and social justice if biodiversity itself is not …

14/09/07

Ownership squabbles 'hindering' conservation

Arguments over ownership of animal genetic resources are delaying vital conservation efforts, say experts.

07/09/07

Developing nations 'need genetic resources rules'

Developing countries should create legislation on indigenous genetic resources or risk losing out to developed …

06/09/07

How local knowledge can boost scientific studies

More should be done to strengthen ties between formal scientific research and informal grassroots innovations, …

15/03/07

Botanical gardens not just 'pretty places'

A report released today urges more support for botanical gardens because of the contributions they make to …

20/04/06

The case for science-based agriculture

Although GM crops are controversial, they can still play an important role in meeting the world's food needs. But …

08/02/06

Biodiverse countries call for tighter patent rules

The world's most biologically diverse countries have called for stronger patent rules to protect access to their …

28/02/05

Thailand may sue US researcher over rice research

Thai officials may sue a US researcher if they can prove he used a protected strain of jasmine rice in his …

12/10/01

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