Category Archives: Charles Darwin

Galapagos : How Darwin’s Finches Keep Their Species Separate

The shifting songs of Darwin’s finches have given new insight into processes that shape the course of evolution, preventing newly forked branches on life’s tree from growing back together. Even though it’s biologically possible for Geospiza fortis and Geospiza scandens … Continue reading

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Today, in 1835 Darwin Arrives in the Galapagos Islands

Today, in 1835, Charles Darwin aboard the ship HMS Beagle, arrived at the Galapagos archipelago, a cluster of islands on the equator 600 miles west of South America. During his five weeks studying the fauna in the Galapagos, Darwin found … Continue reading

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Galapagos – Darwin’s descendant sets sail on amazing voyage of discovery to retrace Theory of Evolution

By Daily Mail Reporter 1st September 2009 Biologist Sarah Darwin sets sail today on an amazing voyage of discovery around the Galapagos Islands to trace the footsteps of her famous forefather – the great evolutionist Charles Darwin. Her great-great grandfather … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of Charles Darwin Foundation and Galapagos National Park

Bureau of Public Affairs Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC July 2, 2009 The Charles Darwin Foundation and the Galapagos National Park have completed 50 years of invaluable service to the global community. During the past half-century, these institutions and … Continue reading

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200 – Happy Birthday, Darwin!

Presented by Seed : Science is Culture – (Go To Source) Seedmagazine.com To celebrate, we present features and multimedia galleries of Darwin-inspired works exploring everything from the leading edge of evolutionary research to the quiet beauty of age-old collections. It’s … Continue reading

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The ‘coffin brig’ that sailed the ultimate voyage of discovery

A ship that was thought likely to sink became the craft that took Darwin around the world Peter Davies – TimesOnline No one who witnessed the launch of HMS Beagle at Woolwich naval dockyard on the Thames on May 11, … Continue reading

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Following Darwin to the Galapagos Islands

In the 200th anniversary of his birth, Kathleen Wyatt takes a boat to the islands where it all began for Darwin (Go To Source) Timesonline.co.uk       Meester Chucky Dee, why is it always Meester Chucky Dee?” Martín, our … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Galapagos species under threat

When Charles Darwin set foot on the Galapagos Islands, he was so astonished by the unique diversity of plants and animals there that his visit led to him developing one of the most influential scientific theories of all time. By … Continue reading

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David Attenborough on Charles Darwin

On the 200th anniversary of the great scientist’s birth, Sir David Attenborough muses on how he changed the world   At the age of 82 Sir David Attenborough is still looking for adventure. So later this year he will pack … Continue reading

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Interactive Voyage of the Beagle – Galapagos

Visit The Beagle Project Blog  – Participate and be part of this great expedition! We aim to rebuild the ship that carried Charles Darwin around the world, starting in Darwin’s bicentenary year of 2009. The new Beagle will sail the world in … Continue reading

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