Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth (Oxford Landmark Science)

Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth (Oxford Landmark Science)

during this vintage paintings that keeps to motivate many readers, Jim Lovelock places ahead his concept that the Earth capabilities as a unmarried organism. Written for non-scientists, Gaia is a trip via time and house looking for facts in aid of a significantly diverse version of our planet. not like traditional trust that lifestyles is passive within the face of threats to its life, the ebook explores the speculation that the Earth's residing subject affects air, ocean, and rock to shape a fancy, self-regulating method that has the potential to maintain the Earth a healthy position for all times.

Since Gaia was once first released, Jim Lovelock's speculation has develop into a hotly debated subject in clinical circles. In a brand new Preface to this version, he outlines his view of the current nation of the talk.

Oxford Landmark technological know-how books are 'must-read' classics of recent technology writing that have crystallized massive principles, and formed the best way we think.

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