Bioprospecting in the Amazon: From Rainforest to Pain Tablet
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Evolutionary trees of traditional medicine plants provide hints for ...

There's a bizarre mindset that divides medicine into “natural” (made from plants; untainted by villainous pharmaceutical companies; delivered to your veins by forest animals) and everything else (“man-made” pills fashioned from ...
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JSTOR: Current Anthropology, Vol. 43, No. 3 (June 2002), pp. 451-477

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JSTOR: American Ethnologist, Vol. 30, No. 3 (Aug., 2003), pp. 359-371

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Bioprospecting/Biopiracy and Indigenous Peoples | ETC Group

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Exploring Nature's Medicine in the Amazon

Exploring Nature's Medicine in the Amazon | Bioprospecting in the Amazon: From Rainforest to Pain Tablet | Scoop.it

The Medicine Hunter travels to the Amazon's Explorama Lodges to discover nature at its best


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The Corbett Report | Open Seeds: Biopiracy and the Patenting of Life

The Corbett Report | Open Seeds: Biopiracy and the Patenting of Life | Bioprospecting in the Amazon: From Rainforest to Pain Tablet | Scoop.it
Chakrabarty decision, an entire industry rose up around the idea that these new patent protections could foster the economic incentive for major corporations to develop a new class of genetically engineered foods to help ...

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JSTOR: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Vol. 154 (Feb., 2005), pp. 127-136

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JSTOR: Current Anthropology, Vol. 45, No. 2 (April 2004), pp. 211-237

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Bioprospecting for Microbial Endophytes and Their Natural Products

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From biopiracy to the creation of shared valued, by Pierre johnson

What models can guide business for a fair sharing with the people having developed deep knowledge on biodiversity?

french : http://www.slideshare.net/pierrejohnson01/pierre-johnson-de-la-biopiraterie-au-partage


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Peru police find US teen who died on Amazon psychedelic retreat - AlertNet

LIMA, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Peruvian police said on Wednesday that a shaman had buried the body of an 18-year-old American man to cover up his death during a spiritual retreat in the Amazon where he drank extracts of psychedelic plants.


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