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Rights and Liberties in the Biotech Age: Why We Need a Genetic Bill of Rights
Edited By Sheldon Krimsky and Peter Shorett
Foreword by Bill McKibben
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Science is rapidly transforming our communities, our economies, and the natural environment. Corporations have rushed untested and unlabeled genetically modified food into the global marketplace. We are experimenting with species-altering changes to the human genome that may redesign what it means to be human.

Rights and Liberties in the Biotech Age argues for a set of principles to protect our individual liberties and communitarian interests against both the misuse and neglectful use of genetic technology. Building on the notion of a Genetic Bill of Rights, two dozen leading scientists, scholars, and public interest advocates examine the challenges we face in governing the future of genetics.

Chapter 9-Acts of Self-Determination and Self-Defense: Indigenous Peoples Responses to Biocolonialism was authored by IPCB's Executive Director, Debra Harry.

Order Rights and Liberties in the Biotech Age today from Rowman & Littlefield
Publishers (800-462-6420) or the Council for Responsible Genetics (617-868-0870).

The BS in Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS): Critical Questions for Indigenous Peoples

A chapter by Debra Harry and Le`a Kanehe in The Catch: Perspectives on Benefit Sharing published by the Edmonds Institute 2005

 

Biopiracy and Globalization:
Indigenous Peoples face a New Wave of Colonialism

Ms. Harry's comment for the international forum on Globalization Teach-in held in New York in Februrary 2001 were based on her recent article published in the magazine Splice. January/April 2001 Volume 7 Issues 2 & 3

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April 23 , 2004-College Street Journal, Mt. Holyoke College
Activist Debra Harry Speaks on Indigenous Peoples' Movement to Challenge Biocolonialism

http://www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/comm/csj/042304/harry.shtml