Yellowstone Investigates Access and Property Rights to Genetic Resources

Bob Lindstrom, Park Science, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service

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This website contains a journal article written by Bob Lindstrom, published in "Park Science." The article is based on a scientific conference sponsored by the U.S.D.A. Agricultural Research Service entitled "Global Genetic Resources—Access, Ownership, and Intellectual Property Rights." It discusses the pros and cons of bioprospecting in Yellowstone National Park.

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Subject: Biology:Diversity, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Minerals, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public PolicyKeywords: biotechnology, thermophiles