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Alexander von Humbolt
Monday, 30 November 2015 16:35

Godless revolutionary: the life and work of Alexander von Humboldt

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John Green introduces the life of Alexander von Humboldt, the father of ecology who combined scientific investigation with a sense of high moral purpose.  It is doubtful that many of the participants at the recent Paris talks on climate change will have heard of Alexander von Humboldt. Yet he is…