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Bioprospectors turn their gaze to Canada

A Californian bioprospecting company that has previously cast its net in developing countries is now turning its attention to ...

01/05/03

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World Bank cracks down on cultural damage

The World Bank is close to embracing a stronger policy to safeguard archaeological and anthropological sites that could be ...

01/05/03

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Bioprospecting charges take their toll on Mexican research

US researchers have been forced to abandon their work on studying indigenous plant varieties in Southern Mexico, despite innovative ...

23/04/03

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Seed firms deny access to transgene

Two seed companies this week stand accused of blocking attempts to assess whether GM sunflowers can turn their wild ...

23/04/03

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Poor farmers warned off Internet GM crop deals

A web-based project that tempts farmers in developing nations into planting transgenic biopharmaceutical crops has come under fire.

23/04/03

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Doubt over algal carbon sinks

Ocean plankton is not as effective at soaking up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as originally thought, says a ...

23/04/03

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Knowledge databases under attack

Attempts to set up databases of traditional knowledge are coming under attack from the very groups they are intended ...

23/04/03

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Tribe blasts ‘exploitation’ of blood samples

A group of Canadian Amerindians are enraged that their blood samples, originally collected for a study on arthritis, have ...

23/04/03

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Anthropologists split over misconduct claims

The American Anthropological Association is divided over its response to allegations of serious misconduct in research among Amazonian tribes.

23/04/03

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Transgenic maize found growing in Mexico

Genetically modified maize has been found growing in Mexico, raising sensitive environmental and cultural issues in the part of ...

23/04/03

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