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If We Protect the Ocean, It Can Protect Us

"The ocean, in fact, may be the greatest reservoir of new, effective and as of yet, undiscovered pharmaceuticals. Already, there are eight approved drugs derived from marine chemicals that are being used to fight cancer, pain, viruses and inflammation. Another twelve compounds are in clinical trials with many more in the preclinical phase, these look to combat cancer, Alzheimer's, viruses, asthma and to promote wound healing." - excerpt from article in Huffington Post.

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