Pacific Genes and Life Patents book

In 2007, Call of the Earth Llamado de la Tierra (COE) in conjunction with the United Nations University – Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) released “Pacific Experiences & Analysis of the Commodification & Ownership of Life”.

The publication edited by Aroha Mead (COE) and Dr Steven Ratuva (University of the South Pacific, Fiji), comprises the work of 16 Pacific Indigenous authors who document the experiences and responses of Pacific Indigenous communities to genetic research and products and patents on life forms.

Title: Pacific Genes and Life Patents, Pacific Experiences & Analysis of the Commodification & Ownership of Life

Publisher: Call of the Earth Llamado de la Tierra, United Nations University- Institute of Advanced Studies, 273 pages

Editors: Aroha Mead, Steven Ratuva

Authors: Jessica Hutchings, Aroha Te Pareake Mead, Paul Reynolds, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Te Tika Mataiapo – Dorice Reid, Steven Ratuva, Joeli Vakabua, Le’a Malia Kanehe, Walter Ritte & Le’a Malia Kanehe, Alphonse Kambu, Eric L Kwa, Sister Keiti Ann Kanongata’a, Lopteti Senituli, Clark Peteru, Chief Viraleo Boborevanua & Motarilavoa Hilda Lini

ISBN: ISBN 0-473-11237-X

Publication year: 2007

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For further information, please contact Ms. Aroha Mead.

Cover page Pacific Genes & Life Patents book

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