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Press Releases

Unprecedented Resolution of Biodiversity Map, Irrecoverable Carbon Layer, New Features Improve Decision-Making for Species

October 10, 2022

Durham, NC – Ahead of the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in November, and the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) in December, the latter where more than 150 nations are to establish a set of global targets toward achieving biodiversity goals, the Half-Earth Project Map is announcing a host of new tools and features to show patterns of biodiversity, human impacts, and protected areas to reveal conservation opportunities.

Beyer Introduces Half Earth Resolution On Birthday Of E.O. Wilson

June 10, 2022

Washington, DC – Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), author of the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act, today introduced a resolution in support of the Half-Earth initiative, a proposal advanced by the late Dr. E.O. Wilson. Wilson, who passed away last year, was a famed biologist credited with coining the term “biodiversity.” He was born 93 years ago today.

E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation Elects New Board Members, Adds Staff To Advance Plan To Safeguard Global Biodiversity

Feb 23, 2021

Durham, NC – The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation has announced the election of four new members to its Board of Directors including: Caryl Hart, PhD, Dawn Wright, PhD, Keith Tuffley, and Stephen H. Lockhart, MD, PhD. The new Board of Directors’ appointments took place between February of last year and January this year.

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About the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation

The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation’s mission is to reimagine the way we care for our planet. Our core program, the Half-Earth Project, plays a leadership role to convene voices, deepen scientific insights, and inspire action to transform the way we care for nature, people, and the planet.

About the Half-Earth Project

With scientific and community insights to inspire action, the core program of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation supports Half-Earth, the call to protect sufficient habitat in order to safeguard global biodiversity.

About Half-Earth Day®

Half-Earth Day® is an annual convening for people from around the world and across disciplines to share their unique thought leadership on how we can work together to achieve the goal of Half-Earth and ensure the health of our planet for future generations.

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