Wonders of the Living World

Curiosity, awe, and the meaning of life


Explore this collection of short articles on the topics covered in Wonders of the Living World. Each one either leads into, builds - or reflects - on some of the content of the book, and is written by a member of the project or a scientist we know.

Note: Each author has expressed her or his own views and experiences, and does not necessarily represent the views of The Faraday institute.

The Wonderful Thing About Nature

Pixabay My kids love Winnie the Pooh. They love to parade around our flat and sing, “The wonderful…

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Why conserve wild nature?

When we are faced with issues of climate change, habitat loss, global population increase and the resulting demands…

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Dinosaurs in your garden: An interview with Lizzie Henderson

Archaeopteryx fossil By James L. Amos (National Geographic Society) [CC0], via Wikimedia CommonsDid you have the chance to…

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Curiosity: The search for life on other planets

© Carter Roberts, NASA Being chosen to pick the name for a major piece of space exploration must…

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