The Biophilia Hypothesis


Why are we so drawn to nature?  Lost Horizon Images
Why are we so drawn to nature? Lost Horizon Images

Why are humans so drawn to the natural world of biodiverse organisms? Is this longing merely part of our culture or do we possess an innate and even genetic tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes? Join Robert and Joe as they discuss Edward O. Wilson’s biophilia hypothesis and explore arguments for and against this captivating view of nature lovers.

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Outside Content:

The E. O. Wilson Biophilia Center

The E. O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation

Topics in this Podcast: biology