US Scientists, Oil Giant Stole Indigenous Blood

by jeeg 20. June 2014 00:01
  U.S. scientists working together with oil company Maxus Energy took around 3,500 blood samples from the indigenous Amazonian tribe known as the Huaorani, Ecuador charged on Monday. The Huaorani are known for a unique genetic makeup that makes them immune to certain diseases. René ... [More]

Indigenous Group Calls on Taiwanese Government to Prevent Biopiracy

by jeeg 16. May 2011 21:18
THE NETWORK of the Indigenous Peoples-Solomons (NIPS) calls on the Taiwan Government to develop and rigorously enforce appropriate laws to prevent future abuses of Indigenous Peoples’ rights and dignity by Taiwanese genetic researchers.   This call is in response to a case of bio... [More]
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