Law

Intellectual property protection for traditional medical knowledge in China's context: a round peg in a square hole?

This article is an examination of the extent to which traditional medical knowledge in China can be protected by intellectual property laws. The analysis begins by providing a global picture with regard to the historic origin of intellectual property, exploring the reasons why China does not have in...
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11 months ago

Visitors’ Environmental Concerns in Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary: An Offshore Marine Protected Area

Marine sanctuaries serve as popular destinations for ecotourism, natural resource exploration, and recreation across the US. While often positive, visitation in marine and coastal areas can cause ecological threats to these ecosystems. Increased visitation in marine environments has led to the need ...
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11 months ago

A comparative survey of veterinarians, equine owners, and equine keepers regarding the knowledge and implementation of legal requirements in Germany for the use and documentation of veterinary medicines in equines intended for slaughter.

In Europe, equines destined for human consumption (hereafter called slaughter equines) are subject to the same restrictions of usage of veterinary drugs as other food-producing animals, with amendments regulated in the so-called 'positive list', Regulation (EC) No. 1950/2006. Due to the complex lega...
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11 months ago

Energy Efficiency in the Residential, Service and Energy Sectors : Barriers, Drivers and System Studies

Increased energy efficiency is a prerequisite for achieving the national energy and climate goals, the goals set by the European Union, and the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the member states of the United Nations. Close to 40% of Sweden’s total energy use and approximately 20% of domes...
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11 months ago

Legal Protection for Workers who are at risk of being laid off due to exposure to Covid-19

This study aims to find answer to the problem of workers who are laid off because of illness for less than 12 mounth, Article 81 No 40 of the job Creation Law “Termination of employment carried out for reasons as reffered to in paragraph (1) is null and void by law and the employer obliged to re-e...
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11 months ago

Clean, green, and just? Community perspectives on the renewable energy transition in a New England city

In 2021, Massachusetts policymakers enacted a new climate law to cut carbon emissions by no less than 50% by 2030 on the way to a net zero energy system in 2050. Reaching this goal will require massive public investments in energy infrastructure, public and private efforts to make buildings and urba...
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1 year ago

Finance for fossils – The role of public financing in expanding petrochemicals

The petrochemicals industry (mainly plastics and fertilizer production) is expanding, despite increasing attention to the environmental impact of petrochemicals. In our paper, we explore the role public finance plays in the petrochemicals industry. We do so by mapping the public and private financia...
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1 year ago

Something is (still) missing? Feminist services for forced migrants surviving sexual and gender-based violence in Sweden, Australia, Turkey and the United Kingdom

Aim Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is a clear harm for individual and family health, as well as for society at large. A feminist public health should ensure that services meet women's self-identified needs, with an inclusive definition of woman-kind and an understanding of the intersection...
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1 year ago

‘Still travelling’: Access to abortion post-12 weeks gestation in Ireland

This article focuses on access to abortion in Ireland post-12 weeks gestational age. It critically examines abortion access under the legislative sections 9, 10 and 11 of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018, the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) process, as well as the appeals ...
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1 year ago

The anatomist’s perspective today towards human body donation for procurement of cadavers for study of human anatomy

Anatomy is the study of structure of human body. Dissection of human cadavers has always been an integral part of study of anatomy as well as research in it. Till now the only source for cadavers for dissection purposes were unclaimed bodies. Today the need for bodies for medical education has incre...
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1 year ago

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