Tag Archives: Charles Darwin

1858-1859: Unveiling the Secrets of Evolution – The Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace independently formulated the theory of natural selection, explaining how traits contribute to survival and reproduction, shaping species over time. Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" popularized this theory, now [...]

c. 5 Million BCE: The Galápagos Islands – A Hotspot of Biodiversity and Geology

The Galápagos Islands, formed by the Galápagos hotspot, are a unique geological and ecological region. Their location near divergent plate boundaries has led to significant volcanic activity, creating an isolated environment that influenced Charles Darwin's [...]