Case Studies and References

Bioprospecting in Antarctica
UNU-IAS Report
Research in Antarctica, commercially useful resources, sharing/equity of benefits, etc.

Bioprospecting of Genetic Resources in the Deep Seabed: Scientific, Legal and Policy Aspects
UNU-IAS Report 2005
Study focuses on deep seabed bioprospecting and provides an overview of the scientific, legal, and policy aspects related to the issue.

Microbial Diversity and Bioprospecting – Book Review
Book review – 2005
Reviews the book “Microbial Diversity and Bioprospecting.”

Regulating Bioprospecting: Institutions for Drug Research, Access and Benefit-Sharing
United Nations University – Policy Brief
Based on a book that examines issues in bioprospecting and the search for useful biochemical compounds and genes in nature.