Mark J. Plotkin, ``The Healing Forest: The Search for New Jungle Medicines,'' The Futurist (January 1990), p. 9. [TF] [Plotkin has since published a book on this subject, entitled Tales of a shaman's Apprentice : an Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Amazon Rain Forest (New York: Viking, 1993); currently it is somewhere around number 450 (out of 650) in my stacks of books to read. CRS]