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Gaia, a new look at life on earth

Author: J E Lovelock
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
Series: Galaxy book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains a new preface written for this revised impression in which the author answers criticism for his ideas and underlines the continuing implications of this theory for the future -- Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J E Lovelock
ISBN: 0192860305 9780192860309 0195203585 9780195203585
OCLC Number: 8656547
Notes: Oxford University paperback.
Description: xi, 157 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introductory --
2. In the beginning --
3. The recognition of Gaia --
4. Cybernetics --
5. The contemporary atmosphere --
6. The sea --
7. Gaia and man : the problem of pollution --
8. Living with Gaia --
9. Epilogue.
Series Title: Galaxy book.
Responsibility: J.E. Lovelock.

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The Gaia hypothesis has had a radical effect on scientific views of evolution and the environment. Lovelock explains this unique conception with a new preface demonstrating how his predictions have  Read more...

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