Bioprospecting is the method of discovering and developing recent merchandise of chemical compounds,genes, micro-organisms, macro-organisms supported by biological resources whereas Biodiversity is the presence of different kinds of species in an ecosystem.The need to protect biodiversity and to promote fairness in the use of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge has engendered one of the most contentious debates of the 21st century between developed and developing countries. This debate has fundamental implications for the way in which basic and applied research on genetic resources and biodiversity is conducted and its results are made available between and within peoples and societies. Therefore, the regulation of bioprospecting –i.e. “the search for plant and animal species from which medicinal drugs and other commercially valuable compounds can be obtained
Journals related to Bioprospecting and Biodiversity
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Environment and Development Economics,Economic Botany, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, International Journal of Biotechnology, International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, Journal of The Indian Society of Remote Sensing.