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作者 Fedder, Bevis
書名 Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing : Legal and Biological Perspectives
出版項 London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
©2013
國際標準書號 9781134122158 (electronic bk.)
9780415830553
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (473 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- List of acronyms and abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- Problems and objectives -- 2. Factual background -- Introduction -- Marine biotechnology -- Distribution of marine species -- Conclusions -- 3. Access and benefit sharing in the marine realm -- Introduction -- Sovereign rights and the common heritage of mankind -- Sovereign rights over genetic resources -- International instruments for activities on marine genetic resources -- National regimes on management of marine genetic resources -- Selected case studies -- Conclusions -- 4. Weak points of the access and benefit sharing regime -- Introduction -- Injustice -- Ineffectiveness -- Hampering research and development -- Conclusions -- 5. Biological databases for improving the ABS system -- Introduction -- Bioinformatics -- Tracing products to their source countries and monitoring users -- Exemplary application of selected databases -- Conclusions -- 6. Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Index
Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) has been promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the aim of combining biodiversity conservation goals with economic development. However, as this book shows, since its inception in 1992, implementation has encountered multiple challenges and obstacles.  This is particularly so in the marine environment, where interest in genetic resources for pharmaceuticals and nutrients has increased. This is partly because of the lack of clarity of terminology, but also because of the terms of the comprehensive law of the sea (UNCLOS) and transboundary issues of delineating ownership of marine resources.  The author explains and compares relevant provisions and concepts under ABS and the law of the sea taking access, benefit sharing, monitoring, compliance, and dispute settlement into consideration. He also provides an overview of the implementation status of ABS-relevant measures in user states and identifies successful ABS transactions. A key unique feature of the book is to illustrate how biological databases can serve as the central scientific infrastructure to implement the global multilateral benefit sharing mechanism, proposed by the Nagoya Protocol. The research for this book was supported by both the Bremen International Graduate School for Marine Sciences (GLOMAR) and the International Research Training Group INTERCOAST - Integrated Coastal Zone and Shelf-Sea Research
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Fedder, Bevis Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing : Legal and Biological Perspectives London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2013 9780415830553
主題 Convention on Biological Diversity -- (1992). -- Protocols, etc., -- 2000 Jan. 29.;Marine resources conservation -- Law and legislation.;Marine biodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation.;Biodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation
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Alt Author Krasnu, Jiri
Sharp, John M
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