Edward O. Wilson: Should We Pay Attention?

Satisfactory Essays
Edward O. Wilson suggests that humanity should pay attention to our environment. He was concerned about the large extinction of species within a single human generation. He has two reasons as to why we should pay attention to our diverse biosystem, which includes plants and animals. First, some of the species in our environment, large or small can have an economic value and can be used as a source of food or medicine in the future. He put an emphasis on people being ignorant by destroying on what might be a possible cure for cancer or any other disease. The second reason is the annihilation of a vast number of species might lead to the collapse of our ecosystem. For instance, the widespread loss of trees from brush fire or destruction of islands
Get Access