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Today is Darwin day! (Calendarr Portugal, available: Click Here)
Darwin was born in United kingdom in 12 of February in 1809 and died in 1882 with 73 years old because of Chagas diseases. He was a naturalist, a geologist and a biologist who wrote the“The origin
of the Species”,
publish in 1859, being a
revolutionary book that shake the biology world because said that the evolution of man and all the creatures are a natural process and does not have the hand of Gog!
In the 19 century, all believe that God was the one who created all the
living creatures, however it was Darwin the first one to prove thru scientific
proofs the fact that species evolution is real. His study to prove this theory
took twenty years to be approved by the scientific society and later by the
It all started, in 1831, when he was invited to join on a trip in the HMS Beagle ship, where he travelled for 5 years. During
his cruise, he
collected living beings and fossils that became his first evidence
because in them he found
out some likeness between
and he did not believe that
this was a coincidence.
After study the fossils, he wentto the Gálapos archipelago and he noticed
that the turtles from
the different places of
the islands had distinct
characteristic and so
he concluded that this diferences were the result
of the species evolution.
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In his theory he also says that the creatures that have more possibility to survive isn’t the strongest but those that are able to adapt to the environment they live in. If a living creature has the ability that helps him to survive,his reproduction will be
successful and they pass the ability to his
descendentes until after many
sucessor create a new species. The one that don’t adapt to the environment, die without reproducing.
a long, slow and progressive development, the species, including the Human, weren’t born in the independente way, they evolved from a common ancestors. (Colégio da
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Because of his discover, Charles Darwin was considered one of the most importante scientist of his age and still is one of the most powerful man of the history.
My Greenway Tours only operate in natural parks always without a small footprint,
being a sustainable company that respects the seasonal seasons of local life
cycles. That’s the reason why we are presenting to you Charles Darwin, a man
that we considered very important to understand the way Nature works.
Seize the opportunity and join our event, in partnership with Desvios,
to fight the invading species in the Serra de Valongo.