Latest Biosphere Stories

2008-07-12 06:00:11

By Aaron Mackey, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 12--UA officials at Biosphere 2 are working to mold the site of the controversial experiment into a premier scientific hub that gives the public unprecedented access to climate and ecological research.

2008-06-17 15:00:00

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - This summer, Environment Canada's Biosphere is pleased to present a very special programming that allows members of the general public to have unique experiences and discover how to reduce their environmental footprint.

2007-06-05 18:00:00

The landmark glass terrarium known as Biosphere 2, which was built as a self-sustaining environment for humans 20 years ago, and the 1,650 acres surrounding the research site were sold to a home developer for $50 million.

2006-11-13 10:30:00

Two recent discoveries in astrobiology challenge many of our assumptions about an integrated biological community on Earth.

2006-05-25 07:20:00

By Mica Rosenberg CRUCE A LA COLORADA, Guatemala (Reuters) - The ancient Mayans abandoned their monumental cities in Central America's jungles over a thousand years ago, and many blame their civilization's collapse on massive deforestation.

Latest Biosphere Reference Libraries

2014-01-12 00:00:00

Earth science (or geoscience) is the science of the planet Earth. Earth science can be broken down into four major disciplines, which are: geography, geology, geophysics, and geodesy. These disciplines use physics, chemistry, biology, chronology and mathematics to arrive to a greater understanding of the principal areas of the Earth system. Since Earth is the only known life-bearing planet, Earth science is solely dedicated to the geophysical makeup of our own planet. One discipline,...

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Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'