E.O. Wilson's World, Vol. 1 (Collector's Edition)
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||Saving Biodiversity||Science Friday & Ira Flatow||47:28||Album Only||View In iTunes|
||Are People Like Ants?||Science Friday & Ira Flatow||47:27||Album Only||View In iTunes|
||Nature's Witness||Science Friday & Ira Flatow||46:04||Album Only||View In iTunes|
E.O Wilson, his life's ambitions and first love: ants.
At 16, E.O. Wilson declared that he would be an ant expert. Two Pulitzer Prizes and many years later, this legendary figure in both the human and animal studies, talks about his work where he draws parallels between us and social insects. Just how much can we learn about ourselves from tiny creatures?
Whole species across the globe are dying off -- vanishing from the planet never to return. E.O. Wilson and Thomas Lovejoy weigh in on the importance of conservation and dwindling Biodiversity on earth. The species that are already gone may not be coming back, but we can stop future extinctions.
E.O. Wilson's contributions to science, and especially to evolutionary biology, are invaluable. Ira Flatow talks with the man who, in his own words, has "served as a close witness to fundamental changes in nature."