Dictionary:Gaia hypothesis

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(gā’ ∂) The concept that the Earth acts as a living organism with regulating feedback mechanisms that dampen perturbations and runaway processes. Biological processes stabilize the atmosphere and climate. Named for the Greek Earth goddess.