Price: $310.00

    Code: 1265

    Focuses on the work of dedicated physicians, scientists and environmentalists who hope to heighten awareness of the ongoing destruction of one of the world's largest medicine chests, the Amazon rainforest. The film shows scientists working with Indian shamans (healers) who share their ancient Indian knowledge in plant science and show how the rainforest can be a source of new drugs that will benefit the entire world.

    Directed by Jamie Hartzell
    1989, 53 minutes
    Purchase: $310 Classroom Rental: $125
    * Booklist Editor's Choice, American Library Association
    * Silver Apple, National Educational Film and Video Festival

    "...fascinating...A strong argument against forest destruction."--Booklist (American Library Association)

    * Recommended "...timely."--Science Books & Films

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