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Mark Plotkin

Rainforest Conservation and the Search for New Jungle Medicines

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Posted: January 31, 2013

Dr. Mark Plotkin has spent much of the past thirty years working with medicine men and women of the rainforests. Dr. Plotkin and the Amazon Conservation Team are working with these healers to protect the rainforests and their healing secrets. Dr. Plotkin is an ethnobotanist and the author of several books, including Tales of a Shaman’s Apprentice and Medicine Quest: In Search of Nature’s Healing Secrets. He is the president of the Amazon Conservation Team, a nonprofit organization he founded in 1996. Plotkin spoke at the Aquarium on June 20, 2012.

Video Posted: January 31, 2013 | Running time: 03:22

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