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Lovelock, James 1919-

Works: 158 works in 741 publications in 13 languages and 17,423 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Biography  Juvenile works  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Publishing director, Editor, Scenarist, pre
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Gaia, a new look at life on earth by James Lovelock( )

102 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic work that continues to inspire many readers, Jim Lovelock puts forward his idea that the Earth functions as a single organism. Written for non-scientists, Gaia is a journey through time and space in search of evidence in support of a radically different model of our planet. In contrast to conventional belief that life is passive in the face of threats to its existence, the book explores the hypothesis that the Earth's living matter influences air, ocean, and rock to form a complex, self-regulating system that has the capacity to keep the Earth a fit place for life. Since Gaia was first published, Jim Lovelock's hypothesis has become a hotly debated topic in scientific circles. In a new Preface to this edition, he outlines his view of the present state of the debate. Oxford Landmark Science books are 'must-read' classics of modern science writing which have crystallized big ideas, and shaped the way we think
The ages of Gaia : a biography of our living earth by James Lovelock( Book )

103 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a new scientific synthesis in harmony with the Greek conception of the Earth as a living whole, as Gaia
The vanishing face of gaia : a final warning by James Lovelock( Book )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,803 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 )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,731 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 revenge of Gaia : why the earth is fighting back - and how we can still save humanity by James Lovelock( Book )

72 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 839 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."--Jacket
A rough ride to the future by James Lovelock( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents a radical vision of humanity's future as the thinking brain of our Earth-system, ... the author's reflections on how scientific advances are made, and on his own remarkable life as a lone scientist."--Provided by publisher
The great extinction, the solution to one of the great mysteries of science : the disappearance of the dinosaurs by Michael Allaby( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaia, the practical science of planetary medicine by James Lovelock( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uiteenzetting van de theorie dat de aarde, zee en atmosfeer één groot organisme zijn dat zichzelf door een feedback-mechanisme in stand houdt, en een beoordeling van de huidige 'gezondheidstoestand' van het mechanisme
Gaia warriors by Nicola Davies( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 447 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
Healing Gaia : practical medicine for the planet by James Lovelock( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 365 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 )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and German and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
The great extinction by Michael Allaby( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 186 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 terre est un être vivant l'hypothèse Gaïa by James Lovelock( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in French and English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De concert avec le célèbre biologiste Lynn Margulis, James Lovelock a conçu une hypothèse scientifique permettant de considérer que les systèmes vivants de la Terre appartiennent à une même entité régulant l'environnement de manière à préserver les conditions favorables à la vie : tel est le sens de l'hypothèse Gaïa, nom grec de la déesse de la Terre. Il ne s'agit rien de moins que de reposer la problématique de l'histoire de la vie et de la Terre. Notre " monde vivant ", étonnante anomalie au regard de la planétologie comparée, ne forme-t-il pas un système, un " tout " comparable à un " organisme " auto-régulé dont il nous resterait à comprendre ce que James Lovelock appelle la " géophysiologie " ? L'hypothèse Gaïa est maintenant considérée avec beaucoup de sérieux : il est devenu évident que la vie est affectée par l'environnement, mais qu'elle l'affecte aussi en retour, et souvent de manière à maintenir des conditions qui lui sont favorables. [4e de couverture]
Gaia : medicine for an ailing planet by James Lovelock( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Portuguese and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earth and I by James Lovelock( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated anthology is a guide book for being human in the 21st century. Conceived by James Lovelock, inventor of the Gaia theory, the book encourages holistic understanding. Much as Gaia theory considers our earth as an integrated whole of living systems, The Earth and I brings together an all-star lineup of contributors from across the scientific spectrum to offer wide understanding who and where we are. True to the very best travel guides, The Earth and I takes in the intricate details as much as the immense structures. Across 12 chapters, we zoom in from our ever-expanding universe to our miniscule but mighty cells. We make stopovers in astronomy, geology, neuroscience, and economics. We see stellar explosions, consider the layers of life beneath our feet, get to grips with the facts beneath the climate controversies, and contemplate our increasing intimacy with technology all brought to visual life by the vibrant illustration of British artist Jack Hudson. Our expert travel escorts along the way include quantum physicist Lisa Randall, Astronomer Royal Martin Rees, Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson, and Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel. Their captivating accounts of our earth and our existence share not only essential understanding but also thrilling sparks of innovation, opinion, and discovery
The Gaia hypothesis by Lynn Margulis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 71 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
Climbing by James Lovelock( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaia : manuale di medicina planetaria by James Lovelock( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homage to Gaia : the life of an independent scientist by James Lovelock( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over fifty patents to his name and a stream of awards-including one from the Queen of England-James Lovelock is a distinguished scientist who has been widely recognized by the international scientific community. In this inspiring autobiography, Lovelock tells the story of his life as an independent scientist-from his first job as a lab assistant to his energetic crusade to save the ozone layer. We see how Lovelock came to develop his inventions and theories-he recounts the history behind his famous Gaia theory and talks us through his many inventions. We learn about the electron capture detector, which was extremely important in the development of environmental awareness, revealing for the first time the ubiquitous distribution of pesticide residues in the environment and the global distribution of C.F.Cs. He talks about his work with N.A.S.A., where his ideas were adopted in the program for planetary exploration. And he tells about the work he has done for organizations like the Ministry of Defence, The Marine Biological Association, and companies such as Shell and Hewlett Packard. Written in a sharp and energetic style, James Lovelock's book will entertain and inspire anyone interested in science or the creative spirit
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The revenge of Gaia : why the earth is fighting back - and how we can still save humanity
The ages of Gaia : a biography of our living earthThe vanishing face of gaia : a final warningThe revenge of Gaia : earth's climate in crisis and the fate of humanityThe revenge of Gaia : why the earth is fighting back - and how we can still save humanityGaia, the practical science of planetary medicineGaia warriorsGaia : medicine for an ailing planetHomage to Gaia : the life of an independent scientist
Alternative Names
Džejms Lavlok

Iacobus Ephraim Lovelock

J. E. Lovelock

James Lovelock ahli biologi asal Britania Raya

James Lovelock britischer Chemiker, Mediziner, Biophysiker und Erfinder

James Lovelock Brits bioloog

James Lovelock brytyjski naukowiec, ekolog

James Lovelock chimico britannico

James Lovelock chimiste britannique

Lovelock J. E.

Lovelock J. E. 1919-....

Lovelock J. E (James E.)

Lovelock, J. E. (James Ephraim), 1919-

Lovelock James

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Lovelock, James E.

Lovelock, James E. 1919-

Lovelock, James Ephraim

Lovelock, James Ephraim 1919-

Lovelock, James f. 1919

Lovelock, Jim

Lovelock, Jim 1919-

Lovelock, Jim 1919- (James Ephriam)

Lovelock, Jim E.

Lovelock, Jim E. 1919-

Lovelock, Jim (James Ephriam), 1919-

Lovelook, Jim E.

Τζέιμς Λάβλοκ

Джеймс Лавлок

Лавлок, Джеймс

Џејмс Лавлок

جيمس لفلوك، 1919-

جیمز لاولاک

ஜேம்ஸ் லவ்லாக்

ജെയിംസ് ലവ്ലോക്ക്

ජේම්ස් ලව්ලොක්

러브록, J. E. 1919-

러브록, 제임스 1919-

러브록, 제임스 E. 1919-

러브룩, 제임스 1919-

제임스 러브록


ジェームス・ラブロック 1919-

ラヴロック, J. E.

ラヴロック, ジェームズ

ラヴロック, ジム

ラブロッ, ジェームス 1919-

ラブロック, J. E.

ラブロック, ジェイムズ

ラブロック, ジェームズ