Henry Nicholls

Henry Nicholls - Editor

London, United Kingdom

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Overview

A gifted science editor with a reputation for creating fine, entertaining content

Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences
Life Sciences
Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Work experience

Journalist - Author - Editor

Self-employed
February, 2004 – Present (over 14 years)

Portfolio (3 selected works)

The Way of the Panda: The Curious History of China's Political Animal

Henry Nicholls

Using the story of the panda since its 'discovery' 150 years ago in the highlands of China, this title charts the emergence of modern China onto the global stage; examines our changing attitude to the natural world; and, offers an history of the conservation movement.

Using the story of the panda since its 'discovery' 150 years ago in the highlands of China, this title charts the emergence of modern China onto the global stage; examines our changing attitude to the natural world; and, offers an history of the conservation movement.

The Galapagos

Henry Nicholls

Formed of dramatic volcanic scenery and home to marvellous beasts, it is little wonder that the first name for the Galápagos archipelago was Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands. In this captivating natural history, Henry Nicholls builds up the ecology of these famous islands, from their explosive origins to the arrival of the archipelago's celebrated reptiles and ultimately humans. It's a st... read more

Formed of dramatic volcanic scenery and home to marvellous beasts, it is little wonder that the first name for the Galápagos archipelago was Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands. In this captivating natural history, Henry Nicholls builds up the ecology of these famous islands, from their explosive origins to the arrival of the archipelago's celebrated reptiles and ultimately humans. It's a st... read more

Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon (MacSci)

Henry Nicholls

Lonesome George is a 5ft long, 200lb tortoise aged between 60 and 200. In 1971 he was discovered on the remote Galapagos island of Pinta, from which tortoises had supposedly been exterminated by greedy whalers and seal hunters. He has been at the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz island ever since, on the off-chance that scientific ingenuity will conjure up a way of reproducing him... read more

Lonesome George is a 5ft long, 200lb tortoise aged between 60 and 200. In 1971 he was discovered on the remote Galapagos island of Pinta, from which tortoises had supposedly been exterminated by greedy whalers and seal hunters. He has been at the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz island ever since, on the off-chance that scientific ingenuity will conjure up a way of reproducing him... read more

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