We in the conservation field frequently refer to the ol' "the cure for cancer might be in that forest" argument for why biodiversity is important. Now there is a group of scientists that have taken it a step farther and shown that there is a link between biodiversity loss and the spread of diseases. The full report will be released tomorrow, but here is an article about it from Science Daily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091203132157.htm
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April 3, 2010, 6:37 am 6:37 am:
Thanks for sharing ...great article...glad you had all those shots before the great journey Eli!
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