Gaia Science and Resilience

Armitage, D., F.Berkes and N.Doubleday, Adaptive Co-Management: Collaboration, Learning and Multi-Level Governance (UBC Press: Vancouver, 2007)

Carson, R., Silent Spring (Houghton Mifflin, 1962)

Chapin, F.S., Kofinas, G.P. and C.Folke, Principles of Ecosystem Stewardship: Resilience-Based Natural Resource Management in a Changing World (Springer: New York, 2009)

Cork, S. (ed.) (on behalf of Australia21) Resilience and Transformation (CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne, 2010)

Edwards, C., Resilient Nation, (Demos, 2009)

Holdrege, C., Goethe and the Evolution of Science, a talk at New York Academy of Sciences (2013)

Goodwin, B., ‘Gaian Renaissance’, 247 Resurgence 30 (March/April 2008)

Goodwin, B., ‘Resilience‘, 250 Resurgence (September/October 2008)

Gunderson, L.H. and C.S. Holling, Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems (Island Press: Washington, 2002)

Harding, Stephan. Animate Earth: Science, Intuition and Gaia, Green Books, 2009

Lovelock, J., Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979)

Lovelock, J., Gaia: The Practical Science of Planetary Medicine (London, GAIA Books, 1991)

Lovelock, J., The Revenge of Gaia: Why the Earth Is Fighting Back – and How We Can Still Save Humanity (Santa Barbara, CA: Allen Lane 2006)

Macy, J., and Johnstone, C., Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy (New World Library, California, 2012)

Meadows, D.H., Thinking in Systems: A Primer (Chelsea Green Publishing, Vermont, 2008)

Norberg, J., Wilson, J., Walker, B., Ostrom, E., ‘Diversity and resilience of social-ecological systems’, in Norberg, J. & Cummings, G. (eds.) Complexity theory for a sustainable future (Columbia University press: New York, 2008)

Radford, T. ‘How James Lovelock introduced Gaia to an unsuspecting world’ The Guardian

Roderick, P., The Feasibility of Environmental Limits Legislation, A discussion paper for WWF-UK, 2011 . Note also the Declaration on Planetary Boundaries.

Sheldrake, R. Dr., A New Relationship with the Living Earth Gaia Evening Talk [Earth Ethics – Issue 3, 2007]

Walker, B. and Salt, D., Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World (Island Press, Washington, 2006)

Westra, L., Bosselmann, K., and Westra, R., Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity: Science, Ethics, Economics and Law (Eds.) in Environmental Law (2009) 21 (2): 387-389

Wheatley, M., and Frieze, D., Using Emergence to Take Social Innovation to Scale (The Berkana Institute, 2006)


Martin Powell, Global Warming poem, 2009

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