E. O. Wilson

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Noun1.E. O. Wilson - United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)
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Today, as Professor Emeritus in the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology, and advisor to the EO Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, he plays the part of brave visionary, passionate about the importance of being close to nature at an early age and the urgency to engage a new generation of young environmentalists prepared to fight.
That epigram from EO Wilson captures the dilemma of our era.
In 1992, the eminent biologist EO Wilson declared even more dramatically in his book The Diversity Of Life: "So important are insects and other landdwelling arthropods that if all were to disappear, humanity probably could not last more than a few months.