What Do Biologists Really Know About Macroevolution?
There lives in biology a great consensus truth that evaporates upon close scrutiny.
“Darwin’s Finches”: Galápagos Islands as an Evolutionary Model
Taking the facts and arguments presented together, it appears to be clear that no macroevolution is happening in “Darwin’s finches.”
Galápagos Finches — An “Exceptionally Strong Natural-Selection Event”?
This is by no means an all-or-nothing selection (as the impression is sometimes given). Rather, the alleles are retained.
Galápagos Finches — A Paradigm of the Limits of Natural Selection?
They are not, per the National Academy of Sciences, a “particularly convincing example for speciation.”
Are Galápagos Finches “Evolution in Action”?
In a series of posts starting today, I offer some notes on the question of whether macroevolution is happening on the Galápagos Islands.