The Atavism

Darwin and New Zealand

David Winter Feb 12, 2013

February the 12th is the anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth. Across the world people will be marking the day by remembering Darwin the discoverer of evolution by natural selection, Darwin the cautious husband, Darwin the barnacle boffin and maybe even Darwin the geologist who explained the origin of coral atolls. I might be the only person who takes … Read More


David Winter Jan 31, 2013

A couple of links that might be of interest for readers of The Atavism: I've  been really remiss in linking to interview I did with Veronika Meduna for Radio NZ's Our Changing World. The bugs Veronika and I visited will all be familiar to reader... Read More