Author Archives: Richard Carter, FCD

About Richard Carter, FCD

Writer and photographer Richard Carter, FCD is the founder of the Friends of Charles Darwin. He lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.WebsiteFacebookTwitterNewsletterBooks

Book review: ‘Improbable Destinies’ by Jonathan Losos

How predictable is evolution?

Now we are 4,000

The Friends of Charles Darwin have their 4,000th member.

Book review: ‘Built on Bones’ by Brenna Hassett

15,000 years of urban life and death.

The Darwin bicentennial oak, 8 years on

Eight years ago today, I planted the Darwin Bicentennial Oak in my garden.

The name's Darwin: Charles Darwin

KILLER FACT: Charles Darwin once featured in a James Bond film.

If humans evolved from monkeys, how come there are still monkeys?

This is a question frequently posed by creationists—and quite often by perfectly rational people…

Three new book reviews

I've just posted three new book reviews in the Books section.

Book review: ‘The Enlightenment’ by John Robertson

A very short introduction.

Book review: ‘The History of Life’ by Michael J Benton

A very short introduction.

Book review: ‘The Ice Age’ by Jamie Woodward

A very short introduction.