Daisyworld is Darwinian: constraints on adaptation are important for planetary self-regulation.

  title={Daisyworld is Darwinian: constraints on adaptation are important for planetary self-regulation.},
  author={Timothy M. Lenton and James E. Lovelock},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  volume={206 1},
The Daisyworld model demonstrates that self-regulation of the global environment can emerge from competition amongst types of life altering their local environment in different ways. Robertson & Robinson (1998. J. theor. Biol.195, 129-134) presented what they describe as a "Darwinian Daisyworld" in which the ability of organisms to adapt their internal physiology in response to environmental change undermines their ability to regulate their environment. They assume that there are no bounds on… 

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