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Edward Osborne Wilson is an American biologist, researcher (sociobiology, biodiversity), theorist (consilience, biophilia), naturalist (conservationist) and author (two Pulitzer Prizes). His biological specialty is myrmecology, the study of ants.

Listeners: Christopher Sykes

Christopher Sykes is a London-based television producer and director who has made a number of documentary films for BBC TV, Channel 4 and PBS.

Tags: USA, Louisiana, Appalachian Mountains, The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Mississippi, Mount Sinai, Thomas Eisner

Duration: 8 minutes, 19 seconds

Date story recorded: 2000

Date story went live: 13 July 2010