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1/03/2009 - The Forum

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James Lovelock, the scientist who invented the Gaia theory to describe our planet as a self regulating living system, warns that the earth is heating up far faster than predicted in his book The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning.

Economist Richard Bronk says traditional economic models are far too rational and that we should turn to the Romantic poets for some creative balance in his book The Romantic Economist: Imagination in Economics.

And making sense of the world through dance - how does a choreographer manipulate the human body to communicate? Shobana Jeyasingh shares her insights. Her new work Just Add Water premieres in May at The Royal Opera House in London.

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