zpravodajství životního prostředí již od roku 1999

Country diary: metamorphosis in a museum tower

17.07.2018
Příroda
Oxford University Museum: For 70 years, researchers have been watching 'particularly hideous' young swifts turn into long-winged angels This glorious structure is a place rich in history. As we walked through the galleries our guide paused to show us the great oak door behind which Bishop Wilberforce confronted "Darwin's bulldog", Thomas Huxley, in their famous debate on evolution. We, however, were intent on a more modest fraction of the building's past. For it was here in 1947 that the ecologists Elizabeth and David Lack noticed how breeding swifts were vanishing into air vents in the roof's slate-covered tower. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

Komentáře k článku. Co si myslí ostatní?
Další zprávy z internetu




Další články
Chystané akce
INISOFT s.r.o.
23
10. 2018
23.10.2018 - Seminář, školení
Praha, hotel Globus
INISOFT s.r.o.
24
10. 2018
24.10.2018 - Seminář, školení
Olomouc, Comfort Olomouc Centre
Podněty ZmapujTo
Mohlo by vás také zajímat
Naši partneři
Složky životního prostředí