Essay On Effects Of Deforestation
After extensive research over the span of the few weeks I have looked into this subject, I have found that the increase of …show more content…
Voltaire, a philosopher born in the late 1600’s once said that it is nature that is the cure to disease. Nearly 300 years later and nearly 90% of human diseases known to medical science, according to the Rainforest Trust Organization, can be treated or cured with prescription drugs derived from nature.
The US National Cancer Society has found more than 2,000 tropical plants useful in the treatment of cancer, and of the plants currently used for cancer treatment. And these resources don’t stop at plants in fact. Within the past year a species of wasp known as Polybia paulista was discovered and studied by Prof. Mario Palma of Sao Paulo State University to have a toxin that selectively kills cancer cells all without harming any normal cells. This discovery alone could lead to a breakthrough and renovation of the way cancer and possibly other diseases are cured.
Now I’ve listed the consequences and importance on the subject of deforestation and now I urge you to take these steps to save the