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Main Title The ages of Gaia : a biography of our living earth /
Author Lovelock, James, ; Lovelock, J. E.
Publisher Norton,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 32290319
ISBN 0393312399; 9780393312393; 1439509409; 9781439509401
Subjects Biology--Philosophy. ; Gaia hypothesis. ; Biosphere. ; Life (Biology)
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EJBM  QH331.L688 1995 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 09/21/2009
ESAM  QH331.L688 1995 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 09/27/1997
Edition Rev. and expanded ed.
Collation xxi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-246) and index.
Contents Notes
Foreword -- Preface -- Introductory -- What is Gaia? -- Exploring Daisyworld -- The Archean -- The middle ages -- Modern times -- The contemporary environment -- The second home -- God and Gaia -- Gaia since 1988 -- Epilog -- References -- Further Reading -- Index. Proposes that all living species are components of a single organism and theorizes that the biological processes of the Earth naturally change environmental conditions to enable survival.