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Gaia : a new look at life on earth

Author: James Lovelock
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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In this classic work that continues to inspire its many readers, James Lovelock deftly explains his idea that life on earth functions as a single organism. Written for the non-scientist, 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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Lovelock
ISBN: 0192862189 9780192862181
OCLC Number: 45688436
Notes: "With a new preface and corrections"--Title page verso.
Description: xix, 148 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: In the beginning --
The recognition of Gaia --
Cybernetics --
The contemporary atmosphere --
The sea --
Gaia and man : the problem of pollution --
Living within Gaia.
Responsibility: James Lovelock.
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This classic work is now reissued in new covers with a new Preface by the author. Written for non-scientists, this is an original work in which James Lovelock puts forward his inspirational idea  Read more...

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