Bioprospecting legal issues

Peter Rauch anamaria at GRINNELL.BERKELEY.EDU
Wed Sep 22 09:54:03 CDT 1999

[Please forward to Taxacom]

For those interested in a concise review of the complex legal issues
surrounding access, benefit sharing and intellectual property rights regarding
bioprospecting and other sampling of biodiversity, see:

Gollin, M. A.  1999. New rules for natural products research: Dwindling natural
resources have spurred tighter regulations for biodiversity prospecting. Nature
Biotechnology 17:921-922.

Scott E. Miller, Leader, Biodiversity and Conservation Programme
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)
Box 30772, Nairobi, KENYA
Tel: +254-2-861680 [switchboard]   Fax:  -860110
Email: smiller at -- or -- miller.scott at

New Guinea:
Invasive species workshop (NEW):

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