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E.O. Wilson's Wish for a More Sustainable Existence

From a lifelong passion for ants, E.O. Wilson guided humanity to think of conservation and his seminal contributions fundamentally changed the way scientists approached ecology and biodiversity. He discovered the chemical means by which ants communicate, worked out the importance of habitat size and position within the landscape in sustaining animal populations and was the first to understand the evolutionary basis of both animal and human societies.

Article reposted from The Conversation

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