• Find Out How to Save the Natural World

    Explore Half-Earth Day Highlights
  • Survey Shows Majority of People Support Half-Earth

  • Introduced in Congress with Bipartisan Support

    Following UN Report on Global Biodiversity Crisis

    Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019
  • Esri Partners with E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation

    to Establish Half-Earth Project Conservation Priorities
  • Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering

    the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace

    United Nations Report
  • Researchers Point to the Gorongosa Restoration Project,

    a Long-Time Half-Earth Project Partner

    Children Living Near National Parks Are Healthier, More Prosperous
  • Highlighting Gorongosa National Park’s Human Development

    Program in Local Communities

    How One of Africa’s Great Parks Is Rebounding from War
  • New Book by E.O. Wilson Called by Booklist

    “Arresting…Deeply informative and provocative”

    GENESIS: The Deep Origins of Societies
  • Listen to An Audio Interview

    A Half-Earth Progress Report from E.O. Wilson
  • E.O. Wilson in the “The New York Times” Sunday Review

    The 8 Million Species We Don’t Know

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

From Ants to Grizzlies: A General Rule for Saving Biodiversity

How can we protect the wildlife and the wild places that remain? One of the foundations of conservation now being applied across the world began with the dreams of a young boy in Mobile, Alabama, and of all things, his love for ants.