2013 Hosted Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero on BBC Two, a documentary about explorer Alfred Russel Wallace
El Kitasato de Charles Darwin (1809-1882) fue un compatriota suyo Alfred Russel Wallace
"The Evolutionist" tells the story of one of Britain's most controversial and misunderstood Victorians, a man Sir David Attenborough called "the most admirable character in the history of science" -- Alfred Russel Wallace
. In 1858, Wallace earned equal credit with Charles Darwin for the discovery of our modern theory of evolution.
Dear Sir: Sixty-Nine Years of Alfred Russel Wallace
Letters to the Editor
So, for example, the chapter on Alfred Russel Wallace
is prefaced with an excerpt from his The Malay Archipelago-, and the chapter on the Raffles Museum is preceded by extracts from The Annual Reports of the Raffles Museum and Library, newspaper accounts, and visitors' memories.
Even though The Evolutionist: The Strange Tale of Alfred Russel Wallace
is a historical novel, it's heavily grounded in the life story of 19th century biologist and naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace
George's achievements were recently recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) which awarded him honorary membership, a tribute also posthumously bestowed to Robbie Burns, the poet who also worked as a land surveyor, and evolutionary biologist and surveyor Alfred Russel Wallace
The idea is not new: Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace
were convinced that ocean voyages played a role in evolution.
Scientific initiatives in understanding plant diversity are also mentioned, although not the two greatest Indonesian contributions to global understanding of evolution and diversity, Rumphius (Georg Eberhard Rumpf, 1627-1702) in Ambon and Alfred Russel Wallace
(1823-1913), a rival of Darwin.
Alfred Russel Wallace
; explorer, evolutionist, public intellectual; a thinker for our own times?
El 7 de noviembre de 1913, Alfred Russel Wallace
* muere--durante su sueno--en Broadstone, en las cercanias de Dorset.
Indonesia now has a special place in his heart and he was fortunate enough to go back to make the BBC documentary Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero about naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace
. A keen naturalist and birdwatcher, is there anywhere else Bill would like to go?
(7 November 1913) Death of Alfred Russel Wallace
, pioneer of
This documentary allows comedian Bill Bailey, left, to show his more thoughtful side, as he pursues the journeys and theories of scientist Alfred Russel Wallace
- starting off in Indonesia.