• Celebrating His 89 Years on June 10

    Happy Birthday E.O. Wilson
  • E.O. Wilson Co-Authors Paper Explaining How the

    U.S./Mexico Border Wall Threatens Biodiversity

    Nature Divided, Scientists United
  • Selected by Our Global Biodiversity Census Partners

    at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

    2018 Top 10 New Species
  • 'Unless we move quickly to protect global biodiversity, we will soon

    lose most of the species composing life on Earth.' —E.O. Wilson

    The Half-Earth Project
  • E.O. Wilson in the “The New York Times” Sunday Review

    The 8 Million Species We Don’t Know
  • E.O. Wilson Urges Protection of Atewa Forest

    Letter to the President of Ghana

The Half-Earth Project

Threats to the natural world are multiplying. Species are going extinct at an alarming rate.

“Unless we move quickly to protect global biodiversity, we will soon lose most of the species composing life on Earth.” —E.O. Wilson.

There’s a solution. It’s called the Half-Earth Project. If we conserve half the land and sea, we can still safeguard the bulk of our planet’s biodiversity.

But what would Half-Earth look like? How would we get there?

Find Out How