biopiracy definition

  • noun:
    • The commercial growth of natural biological materials, eg plant substances or hereditary cellular outlines, by a technologically advanced level country or business without fair payment on individuals or nations in whoever territory the materials were initially found.
    • The commercial development of naturally occurring biological products, such plant substances or hereditary mobile outlines, by a technologically advanced level nation or company without reasonable settlement towards the individuals or countries in whose territory the materials were originally found.
    • The appropriation of native biomedical understanding, specifically by patenting natural substances
    • biological theft; illegal number of native plants by corporations who patent all of them with their own usage
    • The appropriation of native biomedical knowledge, specifically by patenting naturally occurring substances
    • biological theft; illegal number of indigenous flowers by corporations which patent all of them for own use

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