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Author: Susan Perkoff Bass
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: genetic, resources, americas, access, regulating, biodiversity, national, laws, protecting
Number of Pages: 121
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0889369003
ISBN-13: 9780889369009

Protecting Biodiversity addresses one of the most fundamental aspects of this important issue: the lack of adequate national laws regulating access to, and compensation for, the use of local genetic resources. This book is the first to compare such laws and policies across a range of countries in both the industrialized and developing worlds, including Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Peru and the United States. It also presents legal viewpoints, conclusions and solid recommendations for future action.

Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: secrecy, government, reducing, commission, report, protecting
Number of Pages: 293
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788146858
ISBN-13: 9780788146855

This is the highly controversial & much-publicized report that proposed changes for improving classification & declassification practices of the U.S. Government to protect the nation's secrets while still ensuring that the public has access to information on government operations. Explores the historical roots of current practices, the consequences for both the dissemination of information to the public & the sharing of info. within the Federal Government, the functioning of the bureaucracy that protects government secrets, the effort to promote greater accountability, & the various costs asso

Author: Fred Thompson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: committee, governmental, affairs, senate, hearing, secrecy, commission, protecting, reducing, government, report
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788181122
ISBN-13: 9780788181122

Hearing of the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs to review the final report of the recommendations of the Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy. Witnesses: Senators Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Jesse Helms; Rep. Lee Hamilton and Larry Combest; David Wise, author and journalist, Wash., D.C.; Lawrence Eagleburger, Former Secretary of State; and Alden V. Munson, Sr., Litton Industries, Inc. Also includes questions and answers submitted by Sen. Levin to the Commission.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pintsized, patients, protecting, studies, drug, pediatric
Number of Pages: 12
ISBN-10: 1422326764
ISBN-13: 9781422326763

Author: Susan Perkoff Bass
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: recursos, los, genticos, continente, americano, acceso, regulan, biodiversidad, leyes, nacionales, que, protegiendo
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 2001-05
ISBN-10: 0889369402
ISBN-13: 9780889369405

This is the Spanish edition of "Protecting Biodiversity". Within the countries of South and North America are found some of the most diverse collections of flora and fauna in the world. Colombia alone carries over 50 thousand different plant species. This precious resource, however, is quickly dwindling. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies are tapping America's genetic resources at an ever-increasing rate, and habitat destruction has pushed many species to extinction or to the brink of extinction. "Protecting Biodiversity" addresses one of the most fundamental aspects of this important

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: remove, landmines, program, livelihoods, lives, restoring, protecting
Number of Pages: 34
ISBN-10: 1428966803
ISBN-13: 9781428966802

Author: Tamar Nordenberg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: contraceptive, choices, guide, pregnancy, unintended, protecting
Number of Pages: 18
ISBN-10: 1422326071
ISBN-13: 9781422326077
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