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