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Biodiversity and the Law free pdf How do we promote global economic development, while simultaneously preserving local biological and cultural diversity? This authoritative volume, written by leading legal experts and biological and social scientists from around the world, aims to address this question in all of its complexity. The first part of the book focuses on biodiversity and examines what we are losing, why and what is to be done. The second part addresses biotechnology and looks at whether it is part of the solution or part of the problem, or perhaps both. The third section examines traditional knowledge, explains what it is and how, if at all, it should be protected. The fourth and final part looks at ethnobotany and bioprospecting and offers practical lessons from the vast and diverse experiences of the contributors.

About Charles R. McManis

Charles McManis is the Thomas and Karole Green Professor of Law and Director of the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Program at Washington University, USA, where he specializes in international intellectual property and environmental law.

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Author : Charles R. McManis
Publisher : Earthscan Ltd
Data Published : 23 October 2009
ISBN : 1844078167
EAN : 9781844078165
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 520 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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