Reviewing the natural history books of 2021 (so far)

Hello friends! It’s me again after another hiatus… to talk about some non fiction books I have been reading lately! I am not typically a non-fiction reader and find it much slower going than fiction but in a vague attempt at keeping to the sciency-theme of this blog I will go through some here. My …

The books that took me through 2020

Hi guys! I know that I haven’t put anything new up lately due to me moving and getting a full-time job, however I thought I would do a little roundup of some of the books I have read this year. I have picked ones which I have particularly enjoyed/ found interesting, but there are loads …

Indigenous knowledge: the quest for solutions to environmental problems

Indigenous people, also known as First Nations, Aboriginal or Native peoples are ethnic groups who lived in an area before it was included in a nation state – examples include the Inuit peoples of Greenland, the Samoans, the Maori of New Zealand and the Chukchi peoples of Russia. This post will discuss the controversial topic …

Homo sapiens: How did we get here?

Modern humans, or Homo sapiens, are the only species of human living on the planet. But this wasn’t always the case – it’s been a long evolutionary journey to get to where we are now, from our early hominid ancestors the Australopithecines to the big-brained, flat-faced people we are now. This post will look at …

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