Posts Tagged Charles Darwin

Belated Darwin Day greetings…

Darwin Day is observed on February 12th to commemorate the life and work of Charles Darwin, read more about it here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin_Day And at these other links: https://darwinday.org/ http://Six facts about the evolution debate https://www.allaboutscience.org/darwin-day.htm Advertisements

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The Galápagos Islands: Laboratory of Evolution…

The Galápagos Islands archipelago is home to a complex ecosystem with a fascinating geological history, as well as unique examples of plant and animal life. The islands’ flora and fauna inspired renowned naturalist Charles Darwin to formulate his theory of evolution, and thousands of tourists and scientists flock to the islands every year to further […]

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Natural History: Wallace and Darwin…

The following video presents a brief history on the work and eventual discoveries by naturalists Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin which led to the eventual theory of natural selection…

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Darwin Day…

Today is Darwin Day, it commemorates the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin on 12 February 1809… Read more about Darwin Day at the following links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin_Day  http://www.futurity.org/human-evolution-darwin-day-1676632-2/  https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/darwins-subterranean-world/201802/10-reasons-celebrate-darwin-day  https://www.allaboutscience.org/darwin-day.htm  http://darwinday.org/about/

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‘FMD’ blog history… “Today is Darwin Day”…

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Commemorating the birth of Charles Darwin (12 February 1809), Darwin Day highlights the scientist’s contributions to evolutionary theory and is an opportunity to further promote science in general. The following websites highlight Charles Darwin’s life and work, and present information on Darwin Day: Darwin Day (wikipedia)… Charles Darwin (wikipedia)… International…

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‘FMD’ blog history… “Book: The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex”… 

Originally posted on for much deliberation:
In 1871, Charles Darwin first published this volume on evolutionary theory, “Descent of man and selection in relation to sex”. This work was published after his contradictory 1859 “Origin of species”, since it opposed the biblical Genesis design. This first volume of “The Descent of Man”, focuses on the…

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Scientists Seek to Update Evolution… 

Recent discoveries have led some researchers to argue that the modern evolutionary synthesis needs to be amended…  Read this article here at quantamagazine.org: Scientists Seek to Update Evolution

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ARTICLE: The Impact of Lamarck’s Theory of Evolution Before Darwin’s Theory

Source (original article posted on thedispersalofdarwin.wordpress.com): ARTICLE: The Impact of Lamarck’s Theory of Evolution Before Darwin’s Theory

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ARTICLE: Darwin and palaeontology: a re-evaluation of his interpretation of the fossil record

Originally posted on The Dispersal of Darwin:
In the journal Historical Biology (online first): Darwin and palaeontology: a re-evaluation of his interpretation of the fossil record Warren D. Allmon Abstract Charles Darwin’s empirical research in palaeontology, especially on fossil invertebrates, has been relatively neglected as a source of insight into his thinking, other than to…

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Darwin Day…

Another ‘Darwin Day’ has come and gone… Darwin Day commemorates the birth of famed naturalist Charles Darwin (12 February 1809), it recognizes his contribution to evolutionary science and the promotion of general scientific knowledge. The following websites expound on Darwin and Darwin Day: International Darwin Day… Darwin Day – When is it?… Darwin Day (Wikipedia) About […]

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Today is Darwin Day…

Commemorating the birth of Charles Darwin (12 February 1809), Darwin Day highlights the scientist’s contributions to evolutionary theory and is an opportunity to further promote science in general. The following websites highlight Charles Darwin’s life and work, and present information on Darwin Day: Darwin Day (wikipedia)… Charles Darwin (wikipedia)… International Darwin Day Foundation… All about science […]

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The Galapagos – BBC Travel…

“Witness an array of wildlife like no other on Earth, and explore the Pacific islands’ breathtaking, untraversed landscapes…” Travel report from BBC World News… How the Galapagos inspired Darwin…

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Charles Darwin and the voyage of the HMS Beagle…

The following is a graphical presentation of the Voyage of the HMS Beagle  from 1831 – 1836 highlighting the work of Charles Darwin… This was created by ESRI story maps… Charles Darwin and the voyage of the HMS Beagle… Other internet resources on the Voyage of HMS Beagle:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Voyage_of_the_Beagle AboutDarwin.com… http://www.literature.org/authors/darwin-charles/the-voyage-of-the-beagle/ http://darwin-online.org.uk/EditorialIntroductions/Freeman_GeologyOfBeagle.html http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/science-of-natural-history/expeditions-collecting/beagle-voyage/

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In Galápagos, An Insidious Threat to Darwin’s Finches by Elizabeth Kolbert: Yale Environment 360…

From Yale environment 360 (e360.yale.edu)… “The birds that have come to be known as Darwin’s finches have long intrigued students of evolution. But now a parasitic fly introduced to the Galápagos Islands is threatening the future of one or more of these iconic finch species.” by elizabeth kolbert In Galápagos, An Insidious Threat to Darwin’s […]

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Darwin’s dilemma resolved: Evolution’s ‘big bang’ explained by five times faster rates of evolution…

Evolution news – ScienceDaily.com… “… A study of arthropods reveals that morphology and genes evolved five times faster during evolution’s ‘big bang’ compared to all subsequent periods…”  See the complete report at ScienceDaily.com, science news: Darwin’s dilemma resolved: Evolution’s ‘big bang’ explained by five times faster rates of evolution.  

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Celebrating Charles Darwin…

Born on February 12th, 1809, the naturalist Charles Darwin has truly influenced our knowledge of Earth’s biological diversity. His evolutionary theory has explained the adaptation processes of living organisms and has also assisted in the understanding of a broad range of disciplines, including; geology, zoology, botany, anthropology, and others. In December 1831, Darwin embarked on […]

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Book: The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

In 1871, Charles Darwin first published this volume on evolutionary theory, “Descent of man and selection in relation to sex”. This work was published after his contradictory 1859 “Origin of species”, since it opposed the biblical Genesis design. This first volume of “The Descent of Man”, focuses on the issues and observations of evidence of […]

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