Entries in charles darwin (7)

Wednesday
Feb122014

The Day of Darwin

The influence that Charles Darwin has had on modern science, how we understand the natural world, and even popular television such as The Big Bang Theory is a testament to a man that, at his heart, had a deep running interest in nature.

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Wednesday
Feb122014

Charles Darwin Day: Countering the Arguments in Opposition to Evolution

Charles Darwin Day, on the 12th February each year, is dedicated to celebrating the alternative theory which is overwhelming in its evidence. This Darwin Day we’re paying homage to the man by exploring and countering arguments in opposition to evolution.

 

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Tuesday
Feb122013

Charles Darwin Day

Most know today is Pancake Day but not everyone knows that February 12th is also Darwin’s Day – a celebration of science, humanity, and Charles Darwin’s birthday.

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Thursday
Mar152012

Big Players in the Discovery of Evolution

Today as part of our evolution week, Into the Wild is going to be looking at those scientists that were instrumental in the formation of the modern theory of evolution. Without a doubt the discoveries and musings of these individuals changed the face of modern science forever and dramatically transformed how we look at the natural world.

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Tuesday
Mar132012

Into the Wild: The Blind Watchmaker of Evolution

We’re taking a look at evolution this week on Into the Wild. It is a complex concept which unifies multiple areas of biology and stands as the most convincing opposition to the idea of creationism. Everyone is familiar with Darwin and the phrase ‘survival of the fittest’. But what exactly is evolution and why is it so important?

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Tuesday
Jan312012

Equator: South America

This week Into the Wild is tracing the Equator around the world highlighting the best sites, amazing wildlife and a taste of the cultures and festivities which all flourish along this imaginary line. Today we’re following the Equator across South America. We’ll be stopping off in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, Columbia and Brazil which all straddle the latitude of zero degrees.

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Friday
Oct072011

FRONTIER SOUTH AMERICA FOCUS: ECUADOR AND THE GALÁPAGOS ISLANDS

Named due to its position directly above the equator, Ecuador is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream. Despite being the second smallest country in South America, Ecuador is one of the 17 mega-diverse countries in the world, boasting a large proportion of endemic species.

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