Bioprospecting of Genetic Resources in the Deep Seabed: Scientific, Legal and Policy Aspects

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  • INSTITUTE:
    UNU-IAS
    PUBLISHER:
    United Nations University
    VOLUME:
    Policy Report 2005
    TITLE:
    Bioprospecting of Genetic Resources in the Deep Seabed: Scientific, Legal and Policy Aspects
    AUTHORS:
    by Salvatore Aricò and Charlotte Salpin
    PUB DATE:
    2005•08•15
    COPYRIGHT:
    United Nations University
    COPYRIGHT YEAR:
    2005

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    This report provides a comprehensive review of the scientific, legal and policy issues involved in deep seabed bioprospecting. It examines the current scientific and commercial explorations occurring in the deep seabed, and offers an in-depth analysis of the relevant legal instruments, including the gaps in these laws.