Biophilia is a term that literally means love of nature. It was coined by E.O. Wilson, who said that biophilia is the “connection that human beings subconsciously seek with the rest of life.” And Stephen Kellert, who worked with Wilson wrote that biophilia is “a complex of weak genetic tendencies to value nature that are instrumental in human physical, material, emotional, intellectual, and moral wellbeing. Because biophilia is rooted in human biology and evolution, it presents an argument for conserving nature based on long-term self-interest.”






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