Biosphere

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Biosphere Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • the regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or other planet) where living organisms exist

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  • the regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or other planet) where living organisms exist

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Biosphere Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The biosphere includes everything living on Earth, including humans, animals, plants, and insects. In other words, the biosphere is everything that is alive on the Earth. It simply mean any where organisms are found on Earth. Currently the biosphere has a biomass (or amount of living things) at around 1900 gigatonnes of carbon. It is not certain exactly how thick the biosphere is, though scientists predict that it is somewhere around 12,500 meters. The biosphere extends to the upper areas of the atmosphere, including birds and insects.



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  • Guatemala's Maya Biosphere Reserve Celebrates 25 Years As Stronghold for Jaguar and Other Threatened Species
    Conservationists in Guatemala and around the world celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, a successful safe haven for jaguars, peccaries, macaws and other species that have disappeared from much of Mesoamerica, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). Read more on this news related to 'Biosphere'
  • A balloon to the beyond: World View on savoring space tourism
    Jane Poynter wants you to take a trip to space that's as comfortable as a luxury cruise. She's spent two years living in the sealed research lab Biosphere 2, and serves as president of Paragon Space Development Corporation, where she led development ... Read more on this news related to 'Biosphere'
  • James Cameron Announces the Private School He Founded with His Wife Is Going Vegan
    "It's about raising kids who don't think it's strange or exotic or worthy of a pat on the back to be doing the right thing for the living biosphere," the director said Read more on this news related to 'Biosphere'

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