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E.O. Wilson, in an interview, reflects how the formation of new species can happen relatively quickly; however it cannot keep up with the current extinction rate. Species require energy, stability, and enough space -- all of which are decreasing. Some populations are no longer healthy because there are too few individuals. In one human lifetime, half the world's species will disappear if the rate continues.

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