biological resources

biological resources

A term defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (1993) as genetic resources, organisms or parts thereof, populations, or any other biotic component of ecosystems with actual or potential use or value for humanity.
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The goal is to strengthen Mexico's capacity to conserve biological resources through training in wildlife and natural resource management.
The report from Australia's Biological Resources Study claims that almost one per cent of the world's 1.
Dr Saif bin Abdullah Al Hadabi, assistant secretary-general for researches and scientific programmes at the council, stated that the council had agreed to finance 18 scientific research projects that cost over RO2,500,000, distributed among six research sectors namely energy, industry, environment, biological resources, culture and basic sciences, education, human resources, health, service of society, communications and information technology.
The Act prohibits foreigners, NRIs, foreign institutions and organisations and those bodies registered in India with foreign participation from accessing Indian biological resources for research or for commercial use without prior approval of the authority.
The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and Rules, 2004 makes the provision to check the exploitation by foreigners of the biological resources occurring in India which also includes medicinal plants.
Other topics covered include trade secrets, research exemptions, and the protection of traditional knowledge related to biological resources.
It sets the main directions in the management of human impact to the marine environment, protection and reproduction of the Caspian Sea's biological resources, and the procedural issues in making joint decisions by the Caspian states.
The public aid in the R&D and the establishment of Biological Resources Centers has favored information sharing, bioethical practices and has widely contributed to the biotechnology development.
Utilization of biological resources and facilities may also be an effective tool for creation of a financial basis for the preservation and reproduction of biodiversity in the country, the statement said.
Agreement on conservation and sustainable use of water and biological resources of Caspian
Habitat use is defined as the way an animal uses the habitat's physical and biological resources through its environmental components and the animal's behavior.
Industrial biotechnology is the production and use of industrial products from biological resources.

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