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The Rainforests host over half the world's species and indigenous peoples use
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Many of our original medicines were derived from plants - and many that we still
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The Amazon Rainforest stretches over a billion acres in Brazil, Venezuela,
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Jul 22, 2012 ... This makes rainforest species an excellent reservoir of medicines and chemical
templates with which researchers can create new drugs.
Dec 21, 2012 ... In future years, we might witness the discovery of cures for many serious
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