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E.O. Wilson Enlists Harrison Ford in Quest to Restore Biodiversity

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Ford, who has actively served on the board of directors at Conservation International for nearly 20 years, recently answered Wilson’s call to fund $10,000 awards each year to writers who produce seminal works about science for the public.

| October 29, 2010

Noted naturalist E. O. Wilson has asked actor Harrison Ford to assist in his efforts to bring balance to the planet and restore its biodiversity. Ford, who has actively served on the board of directors at Conservation International for nearly 20 years, recently answered Wilson’s call to fund $10,000 awards each year to writers who produce seminal works about science for the public.

Following their announcement of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Award for Literary Science Writing on Oct. 15, 2010, the dynamic conservation duo spoke to Wired.com in Palo Alto, California, about their mission “to get people to give a damn” about biodiversity.

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Source: Wired.com

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