Biopiracy

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: South End Press
ISBN: 9780896085558
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In this intelligently argued and principled book, internationally renowned Third World environmentalist Vandana Shiva exposes the latest frontier of the North's ongoing assault against the South's biological and other resources.

Monocultures Of The Mind

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781856492188
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In this new volume, she brings together her thinking on the protection of biodiversity, the implications of biotechnology, and the consequences for agriculture of the global pre-eminence of Western-style scientific knowledge.

Biodiversity

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: Zed Books
ISBN: 9781856490542
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Conservation of Biodiversity is gaining centre stage for the environmental movement as (tropical) forests are fast disappearing, complex agriculture systems are transformed into monocultures, and about 25% of the world's flora and fauna ...

Water Wars

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: South End Press
ISBN: 9780896086500
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Examines the effect that historical erosion of common water rights has had on the poor and analyzes how many wars are caused by conflicts over natural resources.

Biopolitics

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781856493369
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This Reader brings together some of the most important work from feminists and environmentalists critical of the headlong rush into what is likely to prove a technological minefield.

Global Biopiracy

Author: Ikechi Mgbeoji
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 0774851708
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27 Naomi Roht-Arriaza, “Of Seeds and Shamans: The Appropriation of the
Scientific and Technical Knowledge of Indigenous and Local Communities” (
1996) 17 Michigan Journal of International Law 919. 28 See, for example,
Vandana Shiva, Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (Cambridge,
MA: South End Press 1997). 29 Paul Heald, “The Rhetoric of Biopiracy” (2003)
Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law 519. 30 Dutfield, supra
note 2 at 235; Graham ...

Earth Democracy

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: Zed Books
ISBN: 9781842777770
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Director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Natural
Resource Policy, she is the author of many books, including Water Wars:
Privatization, Pollution, and Profit (South End Press, 2002) Protect or Plunder?
Understanding Intellectual Property Rights (Zed, 2001), Stolen Harvest: The
Hijacking of the Global Food Supply (South End Press, 2000), Biopiracy: The
Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (South End Press, 1997), Monocultures of the
Mind (Zed, 1993), The ...

Intellectual Property And Traditional Knowledge In The Global Economy

Author: Teshager W. Dagne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317701917
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Shiva defines bioprospecting in a similar fashion as 'the exploration of
commercially valuable genetic and biochemical resources'. While bioprospecting
refers to the identification of biological resources and traditional knowledge with
commercial potential, biopiracy refers to the appropriation aspect of these
resources and knowledge without the consent or acknowledgement of TAPs. See
Vandana Shiva, Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (London: Zed
Books, 1997) at ...

Confronting Biopiracy

Author: Daniel Robinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136544119
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... V. (1997) Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge, South End Press,
Cambridge, MA Shiva, V. (2001) Protect or Plunder: Understanding Intellectual
Property Rights, Zed Books, London and New York, NY Singh, V. P. (2000) 'The
Basmati Rice of India', in Singh, R. K., Singh, U. S. and Khush, G. S. (eds)
Aromatic Rices, Oxford and IBH Publishing, New Delhi, pp135–52 Sinha, R. K. (
1996) Ethnobotany: The Renaissance of Traditional Herbal Medicine, Ina Shree
Publishers, ...

International Law And Indigenous Knowledge

Author: Chidi Oguamanam
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 0802039022
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It is seen as a new form of Western imperialism in which global seed and
pharmaceutical corporations plunder the [bioresources] biodiversity and
traditional knowledge of the developing world.' See Sell, supra note 111 at 202;
see also Ikechi Mgbeoji, Global Biopiracy: Patents, Plants, and Indigenous
Knowledge (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005); Vandana Shiva, Biopiracy: The
Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (Boston: South End Press, 1997). Contra Paul
J. Heald, 'The Rhetoric of ...