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Other

Description:

The issue-focused, peer-reviewed article explains how bioprospecting, or collecting biological samples, can help medical and other scientific research. However, biopiracy, or illegal collection, can: infringe on the sovereign rights of nations, decrease the economic health of indigenous communities, and deplete or destroy species.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

    Keywords:

    NSDL,Bioethics,Conservation Biology,Undergraduate lower division 13-14,Learner,High school upper division 11-12,Environmental Sciences,Social Sciences,General public & informal education,Profession (degree program),Botany & Plant Science,Research,High school lower division 9-10,Life Science,Article,Teach,Teacher,Biodiversity,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090721035902661T,Continuing education,Learn,Graduate,Ecology,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Reference Material,Non-journal article,Natural History,Education,Geoscience,Undergraduate upper division 15-16

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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