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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  • April is Earth Month at Biosphere 2; enjoy hands-on weekend activities
    Each weekend, special activities will be included in the general admission program. Visitors will participate in hands-on activities and interactive learning opportunities.  Read more on this news related to 'Biosphere'
  • The haunting true story of a man who spent two years in a self-contained 'Biosphere' and nearly fell apart
    Part hipster, part artist, part Svengali, and part scientist, Roy Lee Walford had long been fascinated by aging, even as a teenager. He was an actor, a writer, and an adventurer who followed the latest research in caloric restriction and life extension. In the early 1990s, Walford got the chance to be part of something that would radically change his career, and h Read more on this news related to 'Biosphere'
  • County asks for engagement on biosphere
    Slide from Beaver Hills Initiative presentation to Camrose County, March 10. Read more on this news related to 'Biosphere'

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