See Sovereignty, Native American See-Savers, and the Svalbard Vault: The Epistemology of Germplasm as Property

31 Pages Posted: 22 Aug 2014

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Sheri Breen

University of Minnesota - Morris - Division of Social Sciences

Date Written: August 22, 2014

Abstract

Seeds are the essence of life. Without their varied yields, the earth would lack agriculture, livestock, food systems, and ecological stability. In all shapes, sizes, and distributions, seeds are genetic powerhouses that store life's codes; they are as foundational a resource as the water and soil that nourish them. Nonetheless, mounting evidence demonstrates steady erosion of the see biodiversity necessary for viable food systems (FAO 2010, 2013).

Suggested Citation

Breen, Sheri, See Sovereignty, Native American See-Savers, and the Svalbard Vault: The Epistemology of Germplasm as Property (August 22, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2485345 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2485345

Sheri Breen (Contact Author)

University of Minnesota - Morris - Division of Social Sciences

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