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Amazon Nations Gear Up to Fight Biopiracy

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Mario Osava

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jul 4 (IPS) - Around 500 products based on plants native to Peru are registered in patent offices in the United States, Europe and Japan, but many of them may have been produced by breaking Peruvian laws on access to biodiversity and traditional knowledge.

This complaint was voiced by Santiago Roca, the president of Peru's National Institute for the Defence of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property, at the first meeting of intellectual property officials from the eight Amazon basin countries.

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

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BIOTECHNOLOGY AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

by Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
From the Third World Network: biotech and indigenous...

INTRODUCTION

National Geographic Genographic Project: Testing Blood to Track History

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Testing Blood to Track History

Check the Geographic Society's Genographic page for more info: Genographic Study

By Stephen Leahy
Story location:www.wired.com Apr. 19, 2005

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OPPOSE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC & IBM GENETIC RESEARCH PROJECT

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Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism
PUBLICATION: Press Release
DATE: 13 April 2005
www.ipcb.org

Press Release

Contact: Debra Harry (dharry@ipcb.org) or Le'a Kanehe (lkanehe@ipcb.org)
Tel: 001 (775) 574-0248 Cell: 001 (775) 338-0079

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OPPOSE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC & IBM GENETIC RESEARCH PROJECT THAT SEEKS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DNA

Havasupai Tribe files $50M suit Against Arizon State University

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By LARRY HENDRICKS
03/16/2004 The Arizona Sun

Two weeks on the heels of a $25 million lawsuit filed by 52 members of the Havasupai tribe, the tribe itself filed a $50 million lawsuit Friday in Coconino County Superior Court against Arizona State University, the Arizona Board of Regents and three ASU professors.

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