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I'll be launching a (short) newsletter early next month...
 
Announcement: I'll be launching a (short) newsletter early next month. Links to stuff that's interested me lately. Nature, science, history, that sort of thing. All the cool kids are signing up. Don't miss out—and tell your friends. [‘Rich Text’… see what I did there?]

http://richardcarter.com/newsletter/
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A new article on my personal website, touching on the evolutionary history of sea-turtles, swifts, and erm... railway viaducts.
What links sea-turtles, swifts, and railway viaducts? Plus some handy ornithological photo tips.
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Every spring, something happens in Britain that ranks alongside any wildlife spectacle you might see on telly.
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From my personal website:

I'm delighted to have provided an article for a forthcoming anthology about wading birds from Dunlin Press.

As you might expect, my article involves a walk on my beloved Moor, there's a bit of science, and Charles Darwin makes an appearance...
I have provided an article for a forthcoming anthology about wading birds.
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PLEASE SHARE: A very good friend of Charles Darwin, Michael Barton of The Dispersal of Darwin blog (Twitter: @darwinsbulldog), and his wife Catherine McMullen, have a cute young daughter, Afton, who suffers from frequent epileptic seizures which cannot be adequately controlled with medication. Michael and Catherine are trying to raise funds to help cover the extensive costs of neurosurgery, hospital stays, doctor visits, MRI and EEG tests, medication, and so on. If you would like to help, please follow the link below and make a donation...
https://www.gofundme.com/seizurefreechildho
Support Afton's fight for a seizure-free childhood! Afton is our charming, smart, and beautiful daughter. She loves to play outside, draw, and is learning a lot in preschool. Afton also has intractable focal epilepsy with right mesial temporal sclerosis. She has frequent seizures that cannot be...
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New post on my personal website...
The weekend on or nearest to St Valentine's Day marks a seasonal ritual for us: the annual pre-spring-cleaning of our blue tit nest-box.
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Announcement on my personal website…
My photo-book of bridges in the Hebden Bridge area is now available.
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I've just posted three new book reviews in the Books section of our website, all of them from the Oxford University Press's ‘Very Short Introduction’ series...
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New post on my personal website, in which I attempt to add a new species to our magnificent garden hedgerow...
In which I attempt to grow blackthorn seedlings from sloes collected last autumn.
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An April Fools trick played on Charles Darwin...
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New Notebook entry about a remarkable and thrilling encounter on the Dee Marshes last week...
In which I witness a peregrine and buzzard hunting together—almost as a team.
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Seven years ago today, I planted the Darwin Bicentennial Oak in my garden.
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Charlie is our Darwin
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For Darwin fans everywhere, with members in 92 countries !

The Friends of Charles Darwin were founded in 1994 to campaign for the depiction of their hero, Charles Darwin, on a Bank of England bank note. The great man finally appeared on the new £10 note in November, 2000.

Due to popular demand, we're still taking on new members. So if you can truly say "Charlie is my Darwin", and you'd like to be able to write the letters FCD after your name, why not join us? It's free!


The Friends of Charles Darwin is run by +Richard Carter, FCD.