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Darwin's Terra-forming at Ascension Island

A fascinating story at the BBC about the still-running saga of how Ascension Island was given a new natural flora to create an experimental new environment there in a long term project instigated by Darwin and Hooker and aided by the Royal Navy. Also how the results of that project might even inform the effort to create new ecosystems on planets like Mars.

TAGGED: BIOLOGY, DARWIN, EARTH SCIENCES, EVOLUTION, SCIENCE


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