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FEATURED TOPIC: THE GAIA HYPOTHESIS


The last half of the 20th century witnessed incredible leaps in our understanding of the world ocean and planet Earth. Beyond the technological achievements, these decades produced substantial bodies of evidence in support of revolutionary new hypotheses. But perhaps no hypothesis in recent times has sparked more controversy and misunderstanding than the Gaia Hypothesis...


 
   
   
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