Is the Earth an organism? | Curio

Is the Earth an organism?

28 mins | Jan 2, 2021

The Gaia hypothesis, reimagined by one of its key sceptics. This hypothesis states that our biosphere is evolving, and some prominent biologists that were once sceptical, are now beginning to agree. Why the change of mind? Professor in biochemistry and molecular biology at Dalhousie University in Canada, W. Ford Doolittle, investigates in Aeon magazine.

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