Benefits-Sharing Case Study- Yellowstone National Park and the Diversa Corporation
http://www.biodiv.org/doc/case-studies/abs/cs-abs-yellowstone.pdf

Kerry ten Kate, Laura Touche, Amanda Collis, Convention on Biological Diversity


This case study gives an in depth overview of the Yellowstone National Park and Diversa Corporation "Cooperative Research and Development Agreements" (CRADA), as a submission to the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Items discussed include parties involved, process and policy framework of the agreements, a summary of the specific inputs and benefits to each party involved, and the Yellowstone Thermophiles Conservation Project.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Molecular Biology, Diversity, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Topics: Biosphere:Diversity, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:TerrestrialKeywords: bioprospecting, thermophiles, resource management, resource preservation