Portrait of E.O. Wilson

E.O. Wilson

Edward O. Wilson is University Research Professor Emeritus and Honorary Curator of Entomology at Harvard University. He is one of the world's leading authorities on ants. As a writer (more than 20 books, including "The Diversity of Life," "Biophilia," "Naturalist," and "The Creation"), ecologist, and environmentalist, his work has had a profound impact on the public understanding of biodiversity loss and humanity's role in the planet's ecosystem. Prof. Wilson is the recipient of the National Medal of Science, the International Prize for Biology, the gold medal of the World Wildlife Fund, the Distinguished Humanist Award from the American Humanist Association, and the Crafoord Prize from the Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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