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The Revenge of Gaia - Book Review

The Gaia hypothesis, also known as Gaia theory or Gaia principle, proposes that organisms interact with their inorganic surroundings on Earth to form a synergistic self-regulating, complex system that helps to maintain and perpetuate the conditions for life on the planet.

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Saving The Planet

The Deep Time Walk Evolves

A couple of years ago Maria and I went to see the film Hidden Universe at the IMAX cinema at the Science Museum in London. The film brings together the most spectacular footage from the world’s most powerful telescopes in 3D. 1,146 more words


She Calls to Me

The clay calls to me.  That’s how it’s always been, since I was little, playing with the mud, making pies and things.  That feel of the wet clay is powerful.  487 more words


What is our Purpose?

(This piece was originally published in One World Pool in December, 2013. I am especially proud of this and wanted to add to this to this website. 1,715 more words


Gaia Revisited

Lovelock – where is our species headed?

When James Lovelock sprang to the attention of the wider public in the 1970s with his Gaia hypothesis, not all mainstream scientists were enthused. 619 more words


Gaia Theory posits that the Earth itself is a living, breathing being; that all living organisms and their inorganic surroundings have evolved together as a single living system that greatly affects the chemistry and conditions of Earth’s surface. 69 more words