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Competitive Generosity Drives Charitable Donations

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:09:46 +0000

Unconditional generosity is a characteristic of humans on which we pride ourselves, and billions of dollars is donated to hundreds of thousands of charitable organisations every year. But look at it from an evolutionary perspective, and this trait seems difficult to explain. In some situations, giving may have evolved to advertise positive characteristics of the […]

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Prof Georgina Mace comments in Nature: Ecology must evolve

21 November 2013

Georgina Mace comments in Nature on the fresh approach needed to tackle global problems.  

Link to Nature Comment

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