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Newsletter No. 10: ‘Attending a very little to species’
In which Darwin gets to work on species, and I disappear down a research rabbit-hole. With loads of links to recent Darwin- and evolution-related stories.
Newsletter No. 8: ‘Reading for amusement’
Darwin reads Malthus · mass extinctions · earthworms · Gilbert White · Lonesome George · lichen · zebras · Neanderthals · life on Venus? · bats · book reviews · and more…
Newsletter No. 6: ‘Building on a theory’
To mark Charles Darwin’s 211th birthday, some thoughts on his 1871 classic, The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, an unlikely anecdote about a snail, plus all the usual book reviews and links to Darwin-related news stories.
Newsletter No. 2: ‘Writing with a dip pen’
Our second newsletter marks the 159th anniversary of the publication of ‘On the Origin of Species’…
Documentary review: ‘Galápagos: the Islands that Changed the World’
Totally awesome three-part series about some rather special islands.
Pretty in pink
Pink iguana rewrites family tree.
16-Sep-1835: Darwin sets foot on the Galápagos Islands
Darwin first sets foot on the Galápagos Islands.
Not quite so lonesome
Pinta tortoise DNA found on another Galapagos island.