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Bio-Piracy

April 30, 1997
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Amy is joined by Dr. Vandana Shiva to discuss biological diversity and the patenting of biological entities. Dr. Shiva speaks about bio-prosecuting as well as biopiracy. She believes that diversity can only be protected by non-centralized economies. Biopiracy refers to the practice of primarily Western pharmaceutical and research organizations patenting naturally found and traditional used natural materials.

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- Vandana Shiva–Indian Environmental activist and author of Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge
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