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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  • Crocker Range accorded Biosphere reserve status
    KUALA LUMPUR: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has officially declared 350,584 hectares of Sabah's Crocker Range Park comprising its core and buffer zones and an expanded transition zone as a Man And Biosphere (MAB) reserve aimed at improving man's relationship with his ecosystems through education and science. Read more on this news related to 'Biosphere'
  • UA Biosphere 2 will host "Discovery Nights" in October
    TUCSON - The University of Arizona's Biosphere 2 will be open for nighttime visits during its Discovery Nights programs in October. Visitors can experience the facility at night to learn about the stars, desert creatures and the Biosphere 2 ocean habitat for three Saturday evenings from 5 to 8 p.m. Read more on this news related to 'Biosphere'
  • Special events happening at Biosphere 2 in October
    Biosphere 2 is continuing its Discovery Nights and will be open for extended hours on October 4, 18, and 25. Each Saturday evening will be a family-friendly night of stargazing, hands-on science activities, and special exhibits. Rare nighttime access to the facility itself, without the time pressure of being on a guided tour, is a unique opportunity.  Read more on this news related to 'Biosphere'

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