Mark Plotkin

Mark Plotkin

Mark Plotkin, PhD, was educated at Harvard, Yale and Tufts, and was one of the legendary Richard Schultes’ last students. Plotkin is an ethnobotanist who has worked from Mexico to Argentina but specializes in the tribal groups of the northern Amazon. He serves as President of the Amazon Conservation Team which has partnered with 55 tribes to improve protection of 80 million acres of ancestral rainforest. His most recent book is The Amazon – What Everyone Needs to Know, and his podcast series is “Plants of the Gods: Hallucinogens, Healing, Culture and Conservation.”

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