In the final week of 2021, we lost three great luminaries in the fight to protect our lands, waters, and wildlife: former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid; creator of the term “biodiversity,” Thomas Lovejoy; and biologist and conservationist E.O. Wilson. Their work spanned the globe, many decades, and different fields, but they all left us a shared legacy through their deep connections to nature and the bold conservation actions that will outlive them.
Now, it is President Joe Biden’s turn to build on that legacy.
The above excerpt was originally published in The Hill.
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