Healers and wheeler-dealers
Brisbane Times, 9 April 2011

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA: For thousands of years, the natural world has been the source of medicines. However, in recent years, conflicts over who has the right to commercialize and benefit from genetic resources and traditional knowledge have intensified. Graham Matheson, a Sydney doctor and biomedical engineer, conducted research on traditional treatment methods with the unanimous approval from the Koutu Nui. When early results showed promising effects, he established a company with the Koutu Nui. Read the article … Read another Brisbane Times article on the issue …

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