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By: Corinne P Hayden
312 pages, 9 Illus
Bioprospecting - the exchange of plants for corporate promises of royalties or community development assistance - is lauded in certain quarters. But can pharmaceutical profits really advance conservation and indigenous rights? The first anthropological study of the practices associated with bioprospecting, this book focuses on a contract involving Mexico's National Autonomous University, in which researchers, plant vendors, rural collectors, indigenous cooperatives and other actors become enmeshed.
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