8 February 2009

Charles Darwin and his thoughts on the environment 200 years after his birth

Charles Darwin was born 200 years ago on February 12th.He wrote a book called the "Origin of Species" that changed the world.I often wonder at what he might have thought about our changing environment and its impact on evolution.
I am sure he would be an eco warrior but would he have suggested that mans involvement in the climate was a force of natural selection? Mans damage to the planet would affect what animals would survive...would this be survival of the fittest? ,or would this be a step too far?
How could we prove we were the highest of evolution, if infact we were destroying our home?
There are many questions that Charles Darwin would ponder and a real debate for evolutionary theories.

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