Sleep is taken for granted by many, but not those with sleep disorders. Sleepyhead explores the neuroscience on sleep and the devastating impact that sleep disorders have on physical and mental health.
The Galapagos is far more than a wild paradise on earth. It is one of the most important sites in the history of science and this “world within itself” foretells the future of our planet.
Giant pandas have been causing a stir ever since their formal scientific discovery just over 150 years ago. Their rise to global zoological domination maps perfectly onto the emergence of China as a global superpower.
Lonesome George was the sole-surviving member of his species of Galapagos giant tortoise. His story is about tortoises, the Galapagos and ultimately global conservation.
I have written chapters to several academic books. My latest contribution appears in a new and definitive book on Galapagos giant tortoises, in which I explore the many different ways that humans have seen these reptiles over the centuries.