Jim Laurie: Microbes ‘R’ Us

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Our restoration ecologist Jim Laurie shares some of the revolutionary ideas developed by Lynn Margulis on the deep relationship among microbes, and all life including humans. Join us as we explore the importance of microbial activity to restoring ecosystems and reversing global warming.


Slides from Jim’s presentation are available here: http://www.slideshare.net/bio4climate/lynn-margulis-meetup-presentation-by-jim-laurie

The full list of books that Jim brought for show and tell is available here: http://tinyurl.com/Jim-Laurie-Book-List

You can read Lynn Margulis’ classic essay on the significance of symbiosis in evolution “Gaia is a Tough Bitch” at:

▶ The Final Lecture: Dr. John H Todd on Planetary Healing & Ecological Design – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOAyMCN2k60

▶ Lynn Margulis on her life, Symbiogenesis, Gaia Theory, Scienctific Practice and Effects of Money – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlhW12dGfFk

▶ Looking Through the Microscope with Lynn Margulis – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9WTYBZ5jWM

Streamed on June 14, 2015
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