Dwindling tropical rainforests mean lost medicines yet to be discovered in their plants : The Conversation


Destruction of rainforests through wildfires or deforestation may harm human health. As these forests disappear, we may be losing precious medicinal plants that hold treatments for various diseases.

Source: Dwindling tropical rainforests mean lost medicines yet to be discovered in their plants : The Conversation

‘Antibiotic apocalypse’: doctors sound alarm over drug resistance | Society | The Guardian


The terrifying prospect that even routine operations will be impossible to perform has been raised by experts alarmed by the rise of drug-resistant genes

Source: ‘Antibiotic apocalypse’: doctors sound alarm over drug resistance | Society | The Guardian