His Beagle voyage, the view from his study window and the countryside around Down House all prompted Darwin to consider why there was such visible diversity of plant and animal life. In his garden experiments and on country walks he discovered a constantly evolving world of interdependent life forms. Opportunities to observe nature in all its diversity are still important today, and raise awareness of the threats human interactions pose to the environment.

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