One third of the air of the earth is prpduced in the amazon rainforest
It is also said to embarance half the number of the earth's genetic resources of flora and fauna.
Although there may exist the medicines for such currently incurable diseases as aids and cancer, only 2% of the genes in the area has been discoverd.
On the other hand,the indigenous medicinemen can recognize more than 6000 species of plants.
People who have lived there for thousands of years has kept their heritage of profound knowledge and wisdom about the forest.
From which we can learn how to manage our precious plant in a better way.