Biopiracy
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Monsanto battles biopiracy claims

Biopiracy

Lison Joseph and C.R. Sukumar
http://www.livemint.com/2008/10/30000949/Monsanto-battles-biopiracy-cla....

The Andhra Pradesh Biodiversity Board is seeking royalty payments from Monsanto India Ltd for genetic information it alleges was stolen' from Bt bacteria found in the soils of Mahanandi village in Kurnool district

Hyderabad: India is asking the local arm of multinational Monsanto Co. to pay a royalty for genetic information that forms the basis of a genetically modified seed sold by the firm here because it believes this information is that of a bacteria found in Andhra Pradesh.

MONSANTO BATTLES BIOPIRACY CLAIMS

Biopiracy

SOURCE: Livemint.com, India
AUTHOR: Lison Joseph & C.R. Sukumar
URL: http://www.livemint.com/2008/10/30000949/Monsanto-battles-biopiracy-cla....
DATE: 30.10.2008

Hyderabad: India is asking the local arm of multinational Monsanto Co. to pay a royalty for genetic information that forms the basis of a genetically modified seed sold by the firm here because it believes this information is that of a bacteria found in Andhra Pradesh.

Rural community of South Africa stands up against pelargonium patents and biopiracy

Biopiracy

AUTHOR: African Center for Biosafety, Berne Declaration, EED and Kein
Patent auf Leben
PUBLICATION: press release
DATE: 7 May 2008
URL: http://www.biosafetyafrica.net/portal/images/ACB/files/080505_pm_pelargo...
BIO-IPR docserver - - http://www.grain.org/bio-ipr

RURAL COMMUNITY OF SOUTH AFRICA STANDS UP AGAINST
PELARGONIUM PATENTS AND BIOPIRACY

BOLIVIA The biopiracy threat

Biopiracy

Martín Garat. Aug 29, 2007

Valuable resources lack protection.

Bolivia's flora and fauna is some of the most diverse in the world. The landlocked Andean country is home to a wide variety of climate zones and the plants and herbs that grow in the highlands, valleys and jungle comprise a genetic wealth that is little exploited by Bolivian industry, and often falls into the hands of biopiracy.

BIOPIRACY THREATENS GLOBAL BIRD FLU SAFETY NET

Biopiracy

NEWS RELEASE - 2 AUGUST 2007
THIRD WORLD NETWORK & THE SUNSHINE PROJECT

BIOPIRACY THREATENS GLOBAL BIRD FLU SAFETY NET

The global safety net to create vaccines against pandemic influenza is
facing an uncertain future because of patent claims by companies seeking
to profit from a pandemic disaster. For 50 years, the World Health
Organization's Global Influenza Surveillance Network (WHO GISN) has
collected flu viruses and produced vaccine seed strains; but confidence
in the system has been undermined because the viruses it collects are

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