Gadgil, Madhav (2003) India’s Biological Diversity Act 2002: An act for the new millenium. In: Journal of Biosciences, 28 (2). pp. 145-147.
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The Biological Diversity Act 2002, recently enacted by the Indian parliament, is a significant, indeed, a pioneering piece of legislation. It responds to a number of new, emerging concerns: firstly, the result of new developments in technology, in particular, biotechnology and information technology, and, secondly, the ongoing degradation of the environment, inevitably accompanied by an erosion of biological diversity.
|Item Type:||Editorials/Short Communications|
|Additional Information:||The copyright belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences. This article is a commentary by the author on Biological Diversity Act.|
|Department/Centre:||Division of Biological Sciences > Centre for Ecological Sciences|
|Date Deposited:||23 Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||25 Jul 2012 12:14|
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