A Conversation With E.O. Wilson

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E.O. Wilson

"The reason I'm an optimist," says Edward Wilson, referring to where society stands in terms of protecting the natural world, "is that we still have a lot of elasticity, a lot of wiggle room." Enough to enable us, he says, "to save virtually all of the natural environments in the world while dramatically improving ourselves with the land and with the technology yet undeveloped."

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