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... and invasive (nonnative) plants. Biodiversity and Human Welfare Why should
we care about the loss of biodversity? Perhaps the purest reason is what E. O.
Wilson calls biophilia, our sense of connection to nature and other forms of life.
E. O. W son makes the case that our biophilia is 'nnate, an evolutionary product of
natural selection actirg or a brairy species whose survival depended on a close
connection to the environment and a practical appreciation of plants and ...
It is appropriate that we end this textbook with a discussion of biophilia, for
biology is a scientifc expression of our desire to know nature. We are most likely
to protect what we appreciate, and we are rrost likely to appreciate vvrat we
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