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  • An Inspirational Call for the Half-Earth Project

    to Save “Half the Earth for the Rest of Life”

    A Message from E.O. Wilson
  • Boston Globe: a "Rapturously Unapologetic Hymn of Praise

    to the Roughly One Quadrillion Ants on the Planet"

    New Book by E.O. Wilson,"Tales from the Ant World"
  • Species Found in Mozambique and Malawi

    Newly Discovered Bat Species Named For E.O. Wilson
  • Bill Creates a National Parks and

    Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund

    Congress Passes Great American Outdoors Act
  • House Passes Landmark Wildlife Protection

    Legislation In Infrastructure Package

    Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act
  • Scientific Chair Walter Jetz Visits

    with the Mickey Hart Book Club

    Discover the Science Behind Half-Earth
  • Half-Earth Chair Piotr Naskrecki and Members of His Team

    Share the Extraordinary Gorongosa Success Story

    A Virtual Happy Hour in Gorongosa National Park
  • Watch the Interview with Paula Ehrlich

    Saving Biodiversity and the Half-Earth Project
  • E.O. Wilson’s Big Idea for Saving Nature –

    And Humans Along With It

    A Way Back
  • Microsoft Makes Significant Contribution

    to Half-Earth Project Mapping Efforts

    A Healthy Society Requires a Healthy Planet
  • A Conversation with Half-Earth Project

    Educator Ambassadors and Author Doug Tallamy

    Nature's Best Hope

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


Celebrating People Inspiring People to Care for our Planet

Let Science Speak

“Folks ask ‘why should I care about the ocean. I’m not anywhere near it. It doesn’t affect me.’

Science is showing us that most of the oxygen we breathe comes from the ocean… To me, the ocean is life.”

- Dawn Wright, Esri Chief Scientist and E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation Board Member
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