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The thought provoking interview reflects on how it is crucial to protect biodiversity because nature can provide: medicines from natural products, new antiobiotics and organisms that fight antiobiotic resistance, models for medical research, and knowledge about how all living things depend on each other.The interview is accompanied by excerpts from Dr. Plotkin's book, Medicine Quest: In Search of Nature's Healing Secrets.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    NSDL,Bioethics,Conservation Biology,Learn,Learner,High school upper division 11-12,Environmental Sciences,Social Sciences,General public & informal education,Middle school 6-8,Profession (degree program),Botany & Plant Science,Research,Entomology,High school lower division 9-10,Life Science,Article,Teach,Teacher,Biodiversity,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090721035915362T,Zoology,Undergraduate lower division 13-14,Bioengineering,Graduate,Marine Biology,Ecology,Pharmacology,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Reference Material,Engineering,Non-journal article,Continuing education,Education,Geoscience,Undergraduate upper division 15-16

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    English

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