Traditional medicines have been using wildlife parts for centuries. From cancer to impotence and eczema, there is an animal or plant that can allegedly ‘cure’ all ailments. But these beliefs have catastrophic consequences: many creatures are heading toward extinction. In a desperate plea to save what is left, it is time to separate fact from fiction.
Naomi was a data journalist at Kontinentalist. She is a marine scientist who has commitment issues so works on a variety of projects. In her free time, she likes to be in the ocean, in the mountains, or in the wrestling ring.