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Nafanua: Saving the Samoan Rain Forest

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By: Paul Alan Cox

238 pages, 57 b/w illus


Paperback | Jun 1999 | #98626 | ISBN: 0716735636
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #74317 | ISBN: 0716731169
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Working closely with native healers, Cox studied traditional rainforest remedies and is credited with finding natural drugs that can be used in treating AIDS, discovering a rare species of flying fox, launching an international campaign to save a 30,000-acre rainforest and helping to rebuild a village destroyed by a hurricane. Cox's respect for the traditional villagers and his excitement and perseverance make Nafanua a compelling story of scientific and personal discovery.

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