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Works containing images from Darwin Online include:

Limited Edition Casino quality twin-deck Playing Cards commemorating Darwin's Bicentenary and 150 years of The Origin of Species. Illustrated with images from Darwin Online (click here for a sample).

Ten new Darwin stamps. The Royal Mail. 12 Feb. 2009. − a Galapogos-themed miniature sheet of four stamps pays homage to the influence of the islands on Darwin's thought, while a set of six 'jigsaw' design stamps explore the breadth of the influence of Darwin's idea's across the natural sciences. The two sets of stamps will be issued on 12 February, with the first day issues also having special post marks designed for the occasion.

The Portuguese Post Office has issued a set of seven Darwin bicentenary stamps featuring images from Darwin Online.

Darwin 200th Anniversary issue. The Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau has issued stamps using images from Darwin Online. click here

Cocos (Keeling) Islands stamps, 55c - 1836 Charles Darwin visited the islands on The Beagle, using images from Darwin Online.

Charles Darwin and evolution. 1809-2009. By students at Christ's College, Cambridge.

National Museum of Australia. 2008. Charles Darwin: An Australian selection. Canberra: National Museum of Australia Press Ltd., pp. i-xi, 1-131. [With contributions by Craddock Morton, Michael Pickering, Tom Frame, Nicholas Drayson, Robyn Williams, and a substantial extract from Kees Rookmaaker's transcription of Darwin's Beagle Diary from Darwin Online (unacknowledged).]

Arsuaga, Juan Luis. 2008. Darwin, el naturalista. [No place]: Accentura, pp. 1-174.

Attenborough, David. David Attenborough: Life Stories. 2009.

Pearn, A. M. ed. 2009. A voyage round the world: Charles Darwin and the Beagle collections in the University of Cambridge. Cambridge: CUP, pp. 1-120.

Pereira, J.N.G. and V. Neves. 2009. Darwin nos Açores. Diário pessoal come comentários. Horta: Observatorio do Mar dos Açores.

Meyer, Carolyn. 2009. The true adventures of Charley Darwin. Boston and New York: Harcourt, pp. 1-322

Hessen, Dag O., Lie, Thore & Stenseth, Nils Chr. (eds.). 2008. Darwin: Verden ble aldri den samme. Oslo: Gyldendal, pp. 1-407. [With contributions by E.K.Rueness, T.Lie, T.F.Hansen, T.H.Eriksen, J.Breivik, L.E.O.kennair, J.T.Faarlund, K.Moene, N.Heintz, T.Brekke, I.Nordal, O.Gjelsvik, N.C.Stenseth, D.O.Hessen.]

Heiligman, Deborah. 2009. Charles and Emma: The Darwin's leap of faith. New York: Henry Holt and Company, pp. 1-268.

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. 2009. History of the flowering world [in Japanese]. Fukui, pp. 1-97.

Derry, J. F. ed., Darwin in Scotland: Edinburgh, Evolution and Enlightenment. Whittles Publishing.

Delesalle, Nicolas; Portevin, Catherine and Zarachowicz, Weronika (eds.). 2009. 150 ans après la théorie de l'évolution Charles Darwin dérange encore. Télérama hors série, pp. 1-98.

Darwin, Charles. The origin of species. With an introduction by Julian Huxley. 150th anniversary edition. Signet Classics.

Clement, J. Darwin's notebook: the life, times, and discoveries of Charles Robert Darwin. 2009.

Cavin, Lionel. 2009. Darwin et les fossiles: histoire d'une réconciliation. Chene-Bourg: Georg Editeur, pp. 1-237.

Chancellor, Gordon and John van Wyhe eds. with the assistance of Kees Rookmaaker. Charles Darwin's notebooks from the voyage of the Beagle. [With a foreword by Richard Darwin Keynes] (Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Bartolomé, Gerardo & Glickman, Barry. Patagonia through the eyes of Darwin, [in English and Spanish], Zagier & Urruty Publications, 2008.

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. 2009. Darwin, Kunst und die Suche nach den Ursprüngen: Eine Einführung in die Ausstellung ab 12 Jahren. Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 5. Februar bis 14. Juni 2009, pp. 1-36.

Schmitt, C. Darwin and the Memory of the Human: Evolution, Savages, and South America. 2009.

Schneckenburger, Stefan and Omlor, Ralf eds. Darwins Garten - Evolution entdecken: eine Ausstellung des Verbands Botanischer Gärten zum Darwin-Jahr 2009. Darmstadt and Mainz, Verband Botanischer Gärten, 2009.

Skybreak, Ardea. 2006. The science of evolution and the myth of creationism: knowing what's real and why it matters. Chicago: Insight Press, pp. i-viii, 1-338.

Taylor, Bayard. 2008. The late great ape debate. Cincinnati, Ohio: Standard Publishing, pp. 1-208.

Taylor, James. 2008. The voyage of the Beagle: Darwin's extraordinary adventure aboard FitzRoy's famous survey ship. London: Conway, pp. 1-192. ( unacknowledged maps reproduced pp. 16-17, 129).

Turney, Jon. 2009. Darwin now. Manchester: British Council, pp. 1-60.

Vala, Filipa (ed.). 2009. Darwin en Cabo Verde. Lisboa: Gulbenkian, pp. 1-88. [With contributions by Martim Pinheiro de Melo, Jose madeira, Luis Mendes, Antonio Bivar Sousa, Carlos Marques Silva, Armando Almeida, Maria Cristina Duarte, Margarida Pinheiro]

Wood, Samuel E.; Green Wood, Ellen; Boyd, Denise and Hétu, Francine (eds.). 2009. L'Univers de la Psychologie. Québec: Editions du Renouveau Pedagogique, pp. 1-444.

Wyhe, John. van ed. Charles Darwin's Shorter Publications 1829-1883 . (Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Wyhe, John. van. Darwin in Cambridge. (Christ's College, 2009).

Wyhe, John. van. Darwin. (Andre Deutsch, 2008; National Geographic, Oct. 2009).

Periodicals and articles

 Andalucia Innova (special issue on human evolution) [Spain]

New Zealand Science Review, vol. 66 (3) 2009, the journal of the New Zealand Association of Scientists. "Darwin commemorative issue".

Anon. NZ Science Review.

Charles Darwin: On the origin of species. The definitive guide to the book that changed the world. The Guardian (Saturday supplement inserted booklet) 34pp.

Hotspot (Informationen des Forum Biodiversität Schweiz), no. 19, Februar 2009. Darwin und die Biodiversität. With contributions by Gregor Klaus, Jurg Stocklin, Reto Nyffeier, Heinz Richner, Walter salzburger, Dieter Ebert, Claus Wedekind, Daniel Prati, Markus Fischer, Bruno Baur, Eva Inderwildi.

Grisolia, S. 2008. Félix de Azara, Alfred Wallace y Charles Darwin. Biodiversidad (Valencia), pp. 11-24.

Ranta, Pertti. 2008. Amatööribiologi astui Beagleen. Tiede (Helsinki), 12/2008, pp. 34-41.

American Association for the Advancement of Science. 2009. Darwin 200 collection. Science Magazine 2009.

Anon. 2009. Darwin bicentenary celebration. Galapagos Conservation Trust, UK News, Spring/Summer 2009, p. 4.

Costa, James T. The Darwinian Revelation: Tracing the Origin and Evolution of an Idea. BioScience Vol. 59, No. 10 (November 2009), pp. 886-894.

Dahm, Ralf. 2009. Charles Darwin I: Die Anfaenge der Evolutionstheorie. Biospektrum (9 January): 96-97.

Gibson, Sally A. 2009. In Darwin's geological footsteps. Galapagos News, no. 28, pp. 6-7.

Holland, Alan. Darwin and the meaning in life. Environmental Values 18 (2009): 503-518.

Leikola, Anto. 2009. Ihminen on osa luontoa, sanoi Darwin. Tiede (Helsinki), 1/2009, pp. 28-31.

Marty, Christoph. 2009. Missverständnisse um Darwin. Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Februar 2009, pp. 46-53.

Nucleac Acids Research

Origins 2009 edition 2. (September) [Charles Darwin University]

Pauli, Margarete. 2009. Vom Ursprung der Arten. Blick (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg), 1/2009, pp. 19-23.

Plüss, Mathias. 2009. Was Darwin wirklich meinte. Das Magazin, Zürich, 01/2009, pp. 22-31.

Sacks, Oliver. 2009. Darwin et le secret des fleurs. La Recherche, no. 427, pp. 44-48.

Trontelj, Peter. 2009. Charles Darwin, evolucijska teorija in ptice. Svet ptic, no.2, pp. 36-37.

Warne, Kennedy. 2009. Irritable in Aotearoa: Darwin & the Barbarians. New Zealand Geographic, no. 95, January-February 2009, pp. 58-69.

Wynn-Jones, Elizabeth and Byers, Jenny. 2009. The most curious tourist. British and Commonwealth Society of Rio de Janeiro, Yearbook, 2009, pp. 4-6, 19-23, 49, 88.

Anon. 2009. Samla pa Darwiniana. Penséer (Stockholm), no. 2, pp. 4-13.

Research Horizons (University of Cambridge), issue 9, Summer 2009. Spotlight on Darwin. With contributions by Jim Secord, Alison pearn, Chris Jiggins, David Norman, John Parker, Robert Foley, Marta Mirazon Lahr, Geoff Parks, Jonathan Heeney, Raymond E. Goldstein.

Wyhe, John van. 2009. Darwin vs God? BBC History Magazine, 10 (1), January 2009, pp. 26-31.

Stöcklin, J. 2009. Darwin and the Plants of the Galápagos-Islands. Bauhinia 21, pp. 33-48.

Catalyst, seconday science review, vol. 19 no. 4, April 2009. With papers by Katie Edwards (Celebrating Darwin), Gary Skinner (A box of beetles), John Stacey (The Socotra Archipelago), Gary Skinner (The big picture: Charles Darwin at Down House), Peter Bentley (Darwin's digital children), and a page on the Beagle Voyage.

Heritage Learning (English Heritage), issue 40, March 2009. With contributions by Skandar Keynes, Sue Johnson, Kim Biddulph, Karen Goldie-Morrison.

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Films, documentaries & performances:


Darwin's Garden. BBC2, Jimmy Doherty.

2009, 02.01 Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life David Attenborough, BBC One. one part tv documentary.

I, Darwin. National Geographic.

Darwin's Darkest Hour (website/watch online), 2-hour docudrama from NOVA/National Geographic, which aired on PBS on 6 October 2009.

TV documentary on Darwin. (French) CBC Radio-Canada.



Baur, Bruno. 2010. Biodiversität. Berlin, Stuttgart, Wien: Haupt Verlag.

Corbera, J. 2010. La il-lustració a l'obra de Charles Darwin (Illustrating Charles Darwin's work]. L'Atzavara, 19: 27-44.

Takako, Hirakawa. [Wonder of the Galapagos] (In Japanese) Japan Association for Galapagos, 2010.

Steinmüller, Angela and Karlheinz Steinmüller. 2008. Darwins Welt: Aus dem Leben eines unfreiwilligen Revolutionärs.

Oxendine, Lori J. 2010. "More than kin less than kind", an electronic collage seeking to embrace the organic nature of Darwin's studies and to express the underlying structure of his findings. Genetics in Medicine 12 (2, February): front cover.

Wartenberg, Henry von. 2010. Charles Darwin at southern south: on his tracks two centuries later. Tigre: Tripleve Editores.

Garnier, Ximena Miranda. 2010. Charles R. Darwin and the development of creativity. Actualidades Investigativas en Educación from the Universidad de Costa Rica 10 No. 3, pp. 1-24.

Twenty First Century Science. Oxford University Press, 2011.

Complete guide in Galapagos islands. Tokyo: Gemstone, pp. 112-114: History of Charles Darwin and Galapagos islands. 2011.

Shuster, Michele; Vigna, Janet; Sinha, Gunjan; Tontonoz, Matthew. 2011. Biology for a changing world. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company. [pp. 290-298: Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace on the trail of natural selection.]

Stone, Irving. The Origin (in Polish) 2011.

Scruton, Roger, The Face of God. Continuum International.

Grinkevicius, K., Mikuleviciute, J., Purliene, M. & Firstova, L. 2011. Biologija 7: Vadovelis, pirmoji knyga. Kaunas: Sviesa [Lithuania].

Konrad, M. W. 2011. Life on the dock: my introduction to marine biology. Sausalito, California: Science Is Art.

Schacter, Daniel; Gilbert, Daniel and Wegner, Daniel. 2012. Psychology. First European edn, adapted by Bruce Hood. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. [Images on p. 384]

Loy, James D. and Loy, Kent M. 2010. Emma Darwin: a Victorian life. Gainesville etc.: University Press of Florida. [Images of figures 2, 3, 4, 18, 20].

Fabião, Carlos. 2011. Uma História da Arqueologia Portuguesa [A history of Portuguese Archaeology]. Lisbon: CTT Correios de Portugal. [Images on pp. 102, 103, 104]

Stringham et al., Divergence, Convergence, and the Ancestry of Feral Populations in the Domestic Rock Pigeon, Current Biology (2012), doi:10.1016/j.cub.2011.12.045

Ten Brinke & S. Porter. 2012. Face to Face: An Integrated Theory of the Evolutionary Struggle Between Voluntary and Involuntary Influences on Human Facial Communication. Perspectives on Psychological Science

Krause, Joachim. 2012. Was Charles Darwin geglaubt hat. Weimar and Eisenach: Wartburg Verlag.

Pinet, Paul R. Invitation to oceanography. 6th edn. 2013.

Pombo, Olga and Pina, Marco eds. 2012. Em torno de Darwin. Lisbon: Fim de Seculo.

Pinet, Paul R. Essential Invitation to Oceanography. Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Sánchez J. A & J. López Angarita eds. 2012. Perspectivas en la Ecología de los Arrecifes Coralinos. Universidad de los Andes, Ediciones UniAndes. Bogotá.

Bombaro, C. 2012. Finding history: research methods and resources for students and scholars. Scarecrow press.

Mallarino et al. 2012. Closely related bird species demonstrate flexibility between beak morphology and underlying developmental programs. PNAS.

Lindberger, Entwicklungspsychologie. 7th edn. 2012.

Kelly, The 10 most groundbreaking journeys. 2012.

Wildlife; Galapagos Iguana. 12 November, 2012 TV: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Eckart Voigts-Virchow, Barbara Schaff, Monika Pietrzak-Franger

Eckart Voigts-Virchow, Barbara Schaff, Monika Pietrzak-Franger eds., Reflecting On Darwin: Victorian And Neo-Victorian Responses To Evolutionism. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013.

Plants behaving badly. Produced by Sky Vision for Terra Mater Factual Studios. (BskyB)

Vav Vranken, David & Weiss, Gregory. 2013. Introduction to bioorganic chemistry and chemical biology. New York and London: Garland Science.

John van Wyhe, Dispelling the Darkness: Voyage in the Malay Archipelago and the discovery of evolution by Wallace and Darwin. WSP, 2013.

BBC4 production – A Garden in Time. 

Ishikawa, Yuichi. 2013. In the search of Darwin's beetle. Tokyo: Iwasaki Publishing. [in Japanese] 

Zarimis, Maria. Darwin's footprint: cultural perspectives on evolution in Greece (1880-1930s).

Porter, Duncan and Peter Graham eds. Darwin's sciences. Wiley, 2015.

Inside History (2014, magazine Australia)

Quequicom. (Spanish TV) 2014.

The Feeling Brain: The Biology and Psychology of Emotions.

Evelleen Richards, Sexing Selection: Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection. University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Sander Gliboff. Ascent, Descent, and Divergence: Darwin and Haeckel on the Human Family Tree. Konturen 5 (forthcoming). http: //

"Great Nature" on NHK (Japanese public TV)

2014. Nature, 9th Oct 2014 issue, Comment section page 163, print and online.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins publication Neuroscience Exploring the Brain, Fourth Edition by Mark F. Bear, Barry W. Connors, and Michael A. Paradiso.

Lidesten, Britt-Marie. 2014. Kolla på djuren! Bi-lagan (Nationellt resurscentrum för biologi och biotechnik, Uppsala) nr. 3: 4-5.

Ruban, Alexander V. 2015. Evolution under the sun: optimizing light harvesting in photosynthesis. Journal of Experimental Botany 66 (1): 7-23.

Farooq, Undisciplined: Science, Ethnography, and Personhood in the Americas, 1830-1940. New York University Press 2015.

Domesticity in the Making of Modern Science, edited by Donald L. Opitz, Staffan Bergwik, and Brigitte Van Tiggelen (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).

Scruton, Roger, The Face of God. Continuum International. (Polish edition)

Porr, M. Lives and lines. Integrating molecular genetics, the “origins of modern humans” and Indigenous knowledge. In: A. McGrath & M. A. Jebb (eds.), Deep histories. Deep time: A transdisciplinary collaboration. Canberra: ANU E Press.

Ault, Do Elephants Have Knees?  Serious Whimsy in Darwinian Stories of Origins. Cornell University Press.

MacQuarrie, Life and Death in the Andes: On the Trail of Bandits, Heroes, and Revolutionaries

Mason, Daily Rituals  (Polish edn)

Keagan Brewer, Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages. Routledge 2016.

Oceans of the Solar System. BBC Horizon. 2015

Porter, Duncan M. and Graham, Peter W. 2015. Darwin’s sciences; how Charles Darwin voyaged from rocks to worms in his search for facts to explain how the earth, its geological features, and its inhabitants involved. Chichester; Wiley Blackwell. [Darwin Online image mis-attributed and unacknowledged]

Leesa Rittelmann, “Ins Gesicht geschrieben: Sozialdarwinisten und die photographische Erfassung und Kategorisierung von Menschen’ in Streitfall Evolution. Eine Kulturgeschichte.

Lecointre, Guillaume & Tort, Patrick (eds). 2015. Le monde de Darwin. Paris: Editions de La Martinière.

Cartwright, Evolution and Human behaviour, Palgrave, due Oct 2016.

Gomez-Heras, M., McCabe, S.,The weathering of stone-built heritage: a lens through which to read the Anthropocene. Anthropocene.

J. Matthew Hoch, Daniel Schneck and Christopher Neufeld. Ecology and evolution of phenotypic plasticity in the penis and appendages of barnacle, by J. Matthew Hoch, Daniel T. Schneck and Christopher J. Neufeld, Integrative and Comparative Biology, 2016.

Geller, Pamela. The Bioarchaeology of Socio-Sexual Lives - Queering Common Sense about Sex, Gender, and Sexuality. New York: Springer, 2016.

David Alexander, The Camel. King Abdulaziz Public Library.

2016, 08 Darwin Online material used in FutureMag (, a 30 mn science programme broadcast on TV channel Arte

2016, TV show called "Expedições" (expeditions), displayed on TVBrasil (a public tv station from Brasil).

-Gaëtane Maës. 2016. "De Dezallier d’Argenville à Darwin : la question de la couleur dans la représentation des minéraux"

Clifford B. Frith, Charles Darwin's Life With Birds. His Complete Ornithology. OUP, 2016.

Text and images are going to be etched into a sheet of patinated brass. bench back rests at Crystal Palace Park (London Borough of Bromley)

Cracking Comprehension Online. Integra, 2017.



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