2022 saw major advances, and even victories, as cancer deaths plummet, Guinea worm is eradicated, and we say bye-bye to Ebola — three huge wins for humanity.
A biodiversity crisis is reducing the variety of life on Earth. One ambitious proposal is the international initiative known as 30x30: conserving and protecting at least 30% of Earth’s surface, on land and at sea, by 2030.
E.O. Wilson’s Lifelong Passion For Ants Helped Him Teach Humans About How To Live Sustainably With Nature
Wilson, who died Dec. 26, 2021, at the age of 92, discovered the chemical means by which ants communicate. And he was the first to understand the evolutionary basis of both animal and human societies.