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Edward O. Wilson Sees Accord on Climate Action
The eminent biologist talks global warming
By Peter Dizikes. The Boston Globe, January 29, 2007

Edward O. WilsonThe biologist and writer Edward O. Wilson has spent decades exploring nature. Now he is using his stature as one of the world’s best-known scientists to lobby for preserving it. Wilson, an emeritus professor at Harvard University, is part of an alliance of scientists and religious leaders that presented an open letter on climate change to the White House and Congress earlier this month, calling the issue “a profound moral imperative” demanding immediate action. Climate change is also the subject of his latest book, “The Creation.” Wilson, was raised in Alabama as a Baptist but is now a self-described secularist. He spoke at his Lexington home last week with Globe Correspondent Peter Dizikes.

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SELECTED ARTICLES BY PETER DIZIKES

E. Coli and You
The New York Times, June 29, 2008

The Meaning of the Butterfly
The Boston Globe, June 8, 2008

Joseph Needham's Grand Question
Seed, May/June 2008

Pure Science
The New York Times, April 13, 2008

Nature Nurtures Learning
The Boston Globe, December 31, 2007

Genes Open New Frontier in Privacy Debate
The Boston Globe, September 24, 2007

Cambridge Scientists Put on a Show
Nature Network Boston, May 1, 2007

Edward O. Wilson Sees Accord on Climate Action
The Boston Globe, January 29, 2007

Genome Human
The New York Times, July 30, 2006

Galileo Groupies
Slate, February 3, 2006

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