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Latin America and International Day for Biodiversity - Natural Resources Defense Council


Natural Resources Defense Council
The research will focus on understanding the main threats to biodiversity, including deforestation and illegal trafficking of flora and fauna, and how to incorporate the country's biological riches into the productive matrix. Meanwhile, a three-year ...

Jeff Sands named 91st president of American Physiological Society - Emory News Center


Emory News Center
In addition, Sands will work with Edward Morgan, PhD, professor of pharmacology in Emory's Department of Pharmacology and president of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), to plan a first-ever APS-ASPET joint ...

Sri Lankan marine biologist wins British Council's first-ever Global Alumni Award - Sunday Leader


Sunday Leader
Winner of the Global Alumni Award for the Professional Achievement category is Asha de Vos, a marine biologist from Sri Lanka who is passionate about conserving the world's oceans, and blue whale research in the Northern Indian Ocean. Asha is the ...

President's Council on Bioethics

Washington - United States

Enacted by George W. Bush, the council's purpose is to advise the president on bioethical issues related to advances in biomedical science and technology.

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Nuffield Council on Bioethics
United Kingdom

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics is an independent body that examines and reports on ethical issues in biology and medicine. It was established by the Trustees of the Nuffield Foundation in 1991, and since 1994 it has been funded jointly by the Foundation, the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council.

Health And Bioethics - Council Of Europe
France

Biological and medical research and developments in technology have produced spectacular advances in the health field. However, these advances raise ethical issues that affect the individual and protection of the individuals rights and dignity (genetics, medically assisted procreation, prenatal diagnosis, stem cell research etc).

Bioethics.com - Global Information Source on Bioethics
Canada

Bioethics.com is a public service provided through the collaboration of many individuals and organizations to improve the discussion of issues in bioethics.

Use of Pesticides, Report of the President's Science Advisory Committee
United States

Full text of the 1963 report which exonerated Rachel Carson's Silent Spring of scientific error, and suggested federal policies for the regulation of pesticides -- out of print an unavailable for the past two decades.

Canadian Bioethics Society
United States

The CBS shall be the leading bioethics collaborative forum in Canada working towards advancing the health and well-being of people in Canada and other countries. The Canadian Bioethics Society (CBS) is a collaborative national member-driven organization that is committed to building bioethics capacity through the promotion of: Interdisciplinary and inter-professional networks of individuals (including students) and organizations; Excellenc

American Journal of Bioethics
United States

Provides the clinical, legal, academic, scientific, religious and broad community-at-large with a rapid but comprehensive debate of issues in bioethics.

Nordic Committee on Bioethics
Norway

Working to promote collaboration among researchers and identify ethical problems arising in connection with genetic engineering and biotechnological research.

Bioethics Resources on the Web
United States

Links to information on human participants, medical and healthcare ethics, and the implications of genetics and biotechnology.

Bioethics.net: Cloning
United States

Discussion of ethical issues, laws, news, and more about cloning.

Bioethics Discussion Pages
United States

Bioethics is the study of value judgments pertaining to human conduct in the area of biology and includes those related to the practice of medicine.