Thursday, December 4, 2014

What the people of the Amazon know that you don't

A TED talk by Mark Plotkin on why uncontacted tribes are important to the rest of us.

http://www.ted.com/talks/mark_plotkin_what_the_people_of_the_amazon_know_that_you_don_t

Plotkin is an ethnobotanist worth listening to. According to Wikipedia, "Ethnobotany simply means [...] investigating plants used by primitive societies in various parts of the world."



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