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Gaia - A New Look at Life on Earth James Lovelock ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ The Earth is not a disparate collection of oceans, land and air populated by simple and complex life forms. It is a single entity where everything within the planets biosphere colludes to form ... Read review
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Science. Environment. Revolutionary conceptualisation of life on earth as a self ... more

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Gaia - May the force be with you

Advantages Interesting idea

Disadvantages Unconvincing argument

"Gaia - A New Look at Life on Earth James Lovelock ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ The Earth is not a disparate collection of oceans, land and air populated by simple and complex life forms. It is a single entity where everything within the planets biosphere colludes to form a cybernetic system which actively seeks to maintain an optimal physical and chemical environment suitable for sustaining life. This is the underlying theory ..." Read review
20.03.2007

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Gaia

AdvantagesEasy to read, very well explained. The hypothesis itself is revolutionary.

DisadvantagesThe concept of Gaia perhaps outshines the content of the book.

"The Gaia hypothesis is very intriguing. The theory that the whole of Planet Earth is a living super-organism struck a chord with me when I first heard it. Reading the book, it starts to make a lot of sense; the examples used early on demonstrate excellent insight from Jim Lovelock. The book is very well written, and is easily understandable to those without a scientific background. It was criticised by some scientists at publication for being geared ..." Read review
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Author J. E. Lovelock
Title Gaia: a New Look at Life on Earth
Genre Science & Technology
Type Non-Fiction
ISBN 019217665X

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