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October 22, 2018





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To strive against odds on behalf of all of life would be humanity at its most noble.
— E.O. Wilson

Half-Earth Day 2018 will bring together scientists, conservationists, students and educators for a public celebration of advances toward Half-Earth. Join us and raise your voices in support of this grand global goal: protect half the Earth for all of life. 

Learn more about our work at half-earthproject.org.


about us

The Half-Earth Project is an initiative of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation. The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation fosters a knowing stewardship of our world through biodiversity research and education initiatives that promote and inform worldwide preservation of our biological heritage. For more information, visit www.eowilsonfoundation.org.

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Half-Earth Day 2017

The inaugural Half-Earth Day was held on October 23 in Washington, D.C. We invite you to view highlights from the event, including inspiring presentations showcasing model conservation efforts from around the world, a galvanizing interview with E.O. Wilson, and words of encouragement from Paul Simon.


If you have any questions about Half-Earth Day, please contact Kellie Laity, Communications and Development Coordinator, E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, at (919) 613–8137 or klaity@eowilsonfoundation.org.