Biotech and Bio-Ethics Resources

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euthenasia, professional ethics, etc.

Online Research Resources

International Treaties and Agreements

The (Cartagena) Biosafety Protocol to the United Nations

Convention on Biological Diversity

The United Nations Declaration on Human Cloning (available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Arabic)

Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights (available In English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Arabic)

Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights (available In English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Arabic)

Codex Alimentarius Global food standards

The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Arabic)

The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and Their Destruction

Other Resources

Sample of Journals Online

American journal of law & medicine, 1975 to 2004 in Hein-On-Line

Bioethics, 1998 - 2005 (one year delay for full text) EbscoHost

Biotech business, 03/01/1997 to present in ABI/INFORM Complete.

Biotech Equipment Update, from 03/01/1997 to present in ABI/INFORM Complete.

Biotech financial reports, from 03/01/1997 to present in ABI/INFORM Complete.

Online Guides for Researching

Georgetown College of Law: In Depth Research-Bioethics

NWABR (Washington Association for Biomedical Research) Bioethics: End of Life Issues(Georgetown)

General Resources: Books, Looseleafs, Government Documents

Barley, Justine and Harris, John, eds. A Companion to Genethics. (Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, c2002.). QH438 .7 .C645 2002 (NCSTL)

Biomedical Research. (Strasbourg : Council of Europe Pub., c2004.). R854.E85 B56 2004

Dando, Malcolm, Klement, Cyril, Negut, Marian, Pearson, Graham, eds., Maximizing the Security and Development Benefits from the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention. (Dordrecht : Kluwer, 2002). KZ5825 .3 M39 2002

Grifffen, Steven P., Biotechnology: Corporate Power Versus the Public Interest. ( London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto, 2005). TP248 .23 .M34 2005

Kass, Leon, Life, Liberty, and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics. (San Francisco : Encounter Books, 2002). QH332 .K37 2002

Shapiro, Michael H., Title Cases, materials and problems on bioethics and law. ( St. Paul, Minn. : Thomson West, c2003). KF3821.A7 S47 2003

Organizations

Agriculture, Biosecurity, Nutrition and Consumer Protection Department (AG) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

The Convention on Biological Diversity

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - Bioethics

Environmental Law Institute

The Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

The Center for International Environmental Law

Journals

Bioethics catalog: catalog of the Coordinating Group on Bioethics and the Law, American Bar Association. (Washington, DC : The Group, c1992-). QH332 .B66