The Bailey’s Tour Biosphere 2   Leave a comment

It’s hard to believe that it has been almost twelve years since Katie, Nick, and Matt were here and we visited Biosphere 2. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Mall, Nick, Katie and Joy at Biosphere 2 — Image by kenne

As the recent Yahoo.comarticle stated, “Human terrarium, Biosphere 2, looking good at 20.” Located north of Tucson in the foothills of the northern side of the  Santa Catalina Mountains, this one-of-a-kind facility sits on a ridge at a cool elevation of nearly 4000 feet and is surrounded by a magnificent natural desert preserve. A visit will show you why Time Life Books recently named Biosphere 2 one of the 50 must see “Wonders of the World”. Two missions, between 1991 and 1994, sealed Biospherians inside the glass enclosure to measure survivability. Behind this highly public exercise was useful research that helped further ecological understanding. The University of Arizona assumed management of Biosphere 2 in June 2007, where real-time research on the future of our planet unfolds daily in the specially designed mini-world. (Click on blue underlined words for more information.)

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Posted April 14, 2023 by kenneturner in Information

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