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Full text of "Man In The Modern World"


number the human inhabitants many-fold, and their congregations
on the bird rocks are not easily to be surpassed. Seals bob up
wherever you anchor, and it is a poor day when you do not see a
school of porpoises or small whales and some 25-foot basking sharks
It has a unique history and pressing human problems of a dwindling
population, top-heavy with old people.

To the biologists and naturalists of Britain it is a laboratory on the
doorstep of their own country where they can find an inexhaustible
store of material for the study of evolution in action.