Module 2- Post 5: Who owns the Healing Secrets of Plants

This is an interesting article that addresses the ownership issues concerning the Traditional Knowledge, its and plant exploitation, and much more. For example, Nancy Turner was given certain knowledge about medicinal plants, however this was never published or shared publicly. Find out why. This is of importance to my topic of plants, traditional knowledge, art, etc.

“As the Haida know, the rainforest can yield cures for sickness. But sharing such knowledge may create other ills.”

See here: http://thetyee.ca/News/2005/01/20/WhoOwnsHealingSecretsofPlants/

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