Beyond Intellectual Property: Toward Traditional Resource by Darrell A. Posey, Graham Dutfield

By Darrell A. Posey, Graham Dutfield

For indigenous peoples’ teams, activists and policymakers in highbrow estate, and all these fascinated about the maintenance of our planet’s organic and cultural range, past highbrow estate presents a useful and eye-opening inspect probably the most provocative and explosive problems with this century and certain the following: the patenting of lifestyles.

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In 1995 a US patent was granted in spite of objections from the Papua New Guinea government. The Solomon Islands patent claim This application is similar to the previous one. This time the donors were a woman with a history of hepatitis contracted through a blood transfusion and a man with an enlarged liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly). The T-cell line, which was also deposited at the ATCC, contains a local HTLV-I viral strain. Again the patent applicant is the NIH, and two of the inventors are also named in the application.

Specifically] natural areas of land and/or sea, designated to (a) protect the ecological integrity of one or more ecosystems for this a future generations, (b) exclude exploitation or occupation inimical to the purposes of designation of the area and (c) provide a foundation for spiritual, scientific, recreational and visitor opportunities, all of which must be environmentally and culturally compatible. The first national parks were created in the United States to protect the most spectacular areas of what was perceived by incomers to be wilderness from human interference (Yellowstone National Park was established in 1872).

Academic research Research is systematic investigation aimed at the discovery of new facts and the development of new conclusions based on data collected in the field or laboratory. Individuals may carry out academic research to obtain educational qualifications or as part of their academic career at a university. Such research might entail observations of traditional communities and interviews using photos, drawings, or recordings, and may include the collection of plants, animals, soils, and other objects.

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