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Henry Nicholls

Henry Nicholls is the author of Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon (Macmillan), which was shortlisted for this year’s Royal Society General Book Prize and is just out in paperback.


On George’s Island

There is a tiny island in the Pacific I know I’ll never visit, though I’d love to. It’s a volcano called Pinta, once known to buccaneers and whalers as Abingdon Island, and home to the world’s most endangered creature—the Galápagos giant t [...]