Biological bounty is the ocean’s richest treasure | Curio

Biological bounty is the ocean’s richest treasure

5 mins | Sep 11, 2018

A UN discussion on who owns the DNA of millions of marine creatures. The ocean is rich with the DNA of millions of marine creatures, and the genetic sequences of many of these marine species have already been patented. However, the UN is now considering the question of who owns these genetic sequences, argues Anjana Ahuja in the Financial Times in September 2018.

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From Financial Times