Evolution disruptors

The unpublished works of Charles Darwin – Evolution Disruptors

Why T-rex has short arms

  Yes, you’ve probably heard of Endocrine Disruptors, but have you heard of Evolution Disruptors? Here’s my definition:

Evolution disruptors are man-made or naturally occurring objects that, at certain levels of exposure, can interfere with the natural selection genetic process and alter the future evolutionary path in animals. It can result in adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and genetic mutations in both humans and wildlife.  A wide range of objects, both natural and man-made, are thought to cause evolution disruption, including the selfie stick.

Can you think of another examples?


Apologies to 50% of the audience


Another stint at the migration to land from sea

Natural selectionAn engineer’s approach to evolution.

The evolutionary drive to inhabit the land continues

Fish and Darwin's natural selection

The human legacy

Where unwanted rubbish ends up

Fish Evolution: Take 4

Fish Evolution: Take 3

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