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Lovelock, James 1919-

Overview
Works: 189 works in 541 publications in 6 languages and 15,398 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Juvenile works  Biography  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Software  Interactive multimedia  Classification  Interviews  Educational games 
Roles: Interviewee, Editor, Scenarist
Classifications: QH331, 508
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Most widely held works by James Lovelock
Gaia, a new look at life on earth by James Lovelock ( Book )
51 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and German and held by 3,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this classic work that continues to inspire its many readers, Jim Lovelock puts forward his idea that life on earth functions as a single organism. Written for non-scientists, Gaia is a journey through time and space in search of evidence with which to support a new and radically different model of our planet. In contrast to conventional belief that living matter is passive in the face of threats to its existence, the book explores the hypothesis that the earth's livingmatter air, ocean, and land surfaces forms a complex system that has the capacity to keep the Earth a fit place for life
The ages of Gaia : a biography of our living earth by James Lovelock ( Book )
47 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proposes that all living species are components of a single organism and theorizes that the biological processes of the Earth naturally change environmental conditions to enable survival
The vanishing face of gaia : a final warning by James Lovelock ( Book )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A preeminent environmental scientist contends that it's too late to reverse global warming--and argues that mankind must prepare to adapt to a very hot future, adopting nuclear energy and aggressive agricultural development on the small areas of earth that will remain arable
The revenge of Gaia : earth's climate in crisis and the fate of humanity by James Lovelock ( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the Gaia theory that the Earth functions as a single organism; explores how global warming threatens the way the planet regulates its internal environment; and predicts what the climate will be like in the future
The great extinction, the solution to one of the great mysteries of science : the disappearance of the dinosaurs by Michael Allaby ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The revenge of Gaia : why the earth is fighting back - and how we can still save humanity by James Lovelock ( Book )
33 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For millennia, humankind has exploited the Earth without counting the cost. Now, as the world warms and weather patterns dramatically change, the Earth is beginning to fight back. James Lovelock, one of the giants of environmental thinking, argues passionately and poetically that, although global warming is now inevitable, we are not yet too late to save at least part of human civilization. This short book, written at the age of 86 after a lifetime engaged in the science of the earth, is his testament."--BOOK JACKET
Gaia warriors by Nicola Davies ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is a book that takes a clear look at how and why Earth's climate is changing and the ways we can deal with it. Its style is simple and its explanations are compelling, illuminating not only hard facts but also the opinions and potential solutions of scientists all over the world
Gaia, the practical science of planetary medicine by James Lovelock ( Book )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Healing Gaia : practical medicine for the planet by James Lovelock ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author's preface; Introduction; Recognizing gaia; Anatomy; Physiology; Epigenesis; Biochemistry and the cell; Metabolism and planetary biochemistry; Physiology and climate regulation; The people plague; Conclusion; Glossary; Index; Bibliography; Acknowledgements
The greening of Mars by Michael Allaby ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
The great extinction by Michael Allaby ( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Planet Earth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saving species: Many of the animals featured in the Planet Earth series are endangered so do we face an extinction crisis? Saving Species asks the experts if there really is a problem, looks at the reasons behind the declining numbers of particular animals and questions how we choose which species we want to conserve
La venganza de la Tierra : por qué la Tierra esta rebelándose y cómo podemos todavía salvar la humanidad by James Lovelock ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La terre est un être vivant l'hypothèse Gaïa by James Lovelock ( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in French and English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gaia : medicine for an ailing planet by James Lovelock ( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gaia hypothesis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Lovelock details the development and evolution of his Gaia hypothesis and through the use of computer graphics and animation explains the Daisyworld climatic prototype
Gaia : the new science of planetary medicine by James Lovelock ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Das Gaia-Prinzip : die Biographie unseres Planeten by James Lovelock ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les âges de Gaïa by James Lovelock ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SimEarth the living planet by Fred Haslam ( )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simulates many different aspects of earth, including climate, evolution, atmospheric composition, and civilization. User can design, modify, and manage these aspects of earth's history and features
 
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Alternative Names
Lovelock, J. E.
Lovelock J. E (James E.)
Lovelock, J. E. (James Ephraim), 1919-
Lovelock, James.
Lovelock, James, 1919-
Lovelock, James E.
Lovelock, James E., 1919-
Lovelock, James Ephraim
Lovelock, James Ephraim, 1919-
Lovelock, Jim
Lovelock, Jim, 1919-
Lovelock, Jim E
Lovelock, Jim E., 1919-
Lovelock, Jim (James Ephriam), 1919-
جيمس لفلوك، 1919-
ラヴロック, ジム
ラブロック, ジェームズ
Languages
English (272)
Spanish (19)
French (15)
German (8)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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