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OU on the BBC: Charles Darwin And The Tree of Life

OU on the BBC: Charles Darwin And The Tree of Life Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Apr 2014
David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries.

Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site

Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site Copyrighted image Credit: David Robinson
Updated 03 Dec 2013
What makes the Galápagos archipelago so unique and what is the impact of this uniqueness on its conservation?

Darwin Now pod 9: Living legacy

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Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 08 Dec 2009
Find out how Darwin’s scientific legacy is being carried forward in this year of the bicentenary of his birth.

Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Six

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Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Six Copyrighted image Credit: British Council
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Nov 2009
Would the panel care to comment on the grip that creationism has on the minds of the wider public?

Origin Day lecture: Randal Keynes response

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
Randal Keynes offers his response to EO Wilson's lecture.

Darwin, 'The Origin' and the future of biology

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Darwin, 'The Origin' and the future of biology Copyrighted image Credit: British Council
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
On the 150th Anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, Professor E O Wilson, considered by many as Darwin...

Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Five

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Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Five Copyrighted image Credit: British Council
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
Are there abuses of Darwinism, perversions of Darwinism around today and might they yet lead us down a dark route?

Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Three

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Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Three Copyrighted image Credit: British Council
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
In 50 million years' time is the impact of modern man on biodiversity going to look significantly different from the meteorite strike which we...

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Evolution through natural selection

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Evolution through natural selection Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 09 Jun 2011
In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The...