Indonesia: medical plants threatened


This video is called Takafumi salvages an ancient near-extinct plant, Cryptocoryne, in Borneo Island.

Plants that could help treat or cure diseases such as cancer, AIDS and malaria have been found in the forests of the heart of Borneo, according to a new WWF report.

But the global conservation organization says this medical treasure trove is threatened and calls for its long-term protection.

Read more here.

Extinction of medicinal plants threatens drug discovery: here.

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