Yellowstone Signs Historic Bioprospecting Agreement

Biodiversity, The Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

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This website features an issue of the newsletter "Biodiversity" from the Consultive Group on Biological Diversity (CGBD). The issue contains an article discussing the history of bioprospecting in Yellowstone National Park and the benefits-sharing agreement between Yellowstone and the Diversa Corporation. This issue also features additional CBGD news including working group updates, biodiversity projects, member news, and upcoming events. A number of web resources concerning nature conservancy and sustainability projects can also be found on this site.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Topics: Biosphere:Diversity, Microbiology, Methods of Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:TerrestrialKeywords: geothermal features, thermophiles, Thermus aquaticus, polymerase chain reaction