How to Save the Natural World – Science, Education and Action! Join Us for Half-Earth Day!
Half-Earth Day® brings together people from around the world and across disciplines to share their unique perspectives and 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.
Join renowned biologist and naturalist E.O. WILSON, award-winning actress and environmental advocate GLENN CLOSE, legendary recording artist PAUL SIMON, and many other special guests including, Jon Jarvis, Hansjörg Wyss, Reggie Love, Kris Tompkins, and members of the Half-Earth Project team and community for an exciting day of virtual programming. Register for Half-Earth Day! HALF-EARTH DAY SESSIONS HOW TO SAVE THE NATURAL WORLD
“The only hope for the species still living is a human effort commensurate with the magnitude of the problem.” –E.O. Wilson Opening Session 11:00am – 11:15am EDT THE SCIENCE OF HALF-EARTH “Unless humanity learns a great deal more about global biodiversity and moves quickly to protect it, we will soon lose most of the species composing life on Earth.” –E.O. Wilson
Scientific Session 11:15am – 12:30pm EDT INSPIRING THE NEXT NATURALIST
“You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.” –E.O. Wilson Education and Outreach
Session 12:40pm – 1:50pm EDT IGNITING CHANGE “Only a major shift in moral reasoning, with greater commitment given to the rest of life, can meet this greatest challenge of the century.” –E.O. Wilson Signature Session