Evolution since Sir Thomas Gresham: How Changes Over The Past Five Centuries Have Moulded Evolution
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In celebrating 500 years since the birth of Sir Thomas Gresham, Professor Jones will examine how changes since the sixteenth century have affected the evolution of human beings and that of the animals and plants around us.
Professor Jones will deal with the accelerating shifts in plants, animals and humans as they cope with human activities, from gold-mining to global warming, and will speculate about where life might be on Gresham’s six- hundredth anniversary.
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