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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 34.1 October 2022

James Lovelock: a natural history

By - David M. Wilkinson

The England I knew as a child and young man was breathtakingly beautiful, hedgerows and small copses were abundant, and small streams and rivers teemed with fish and fed the otters.’ (Lovelock 1988)

James Lovelock, originator of the Gaia hypoth­esis, died this July on his 103rd birthday. In a long and eventful life he made significant contributions across great expanses of science – indeed, he and I shared a dislike of the constraints of disciplinary boundaries.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist