NOW ON YOUTUBE: Here is a 13 minute overview narrated by the cofounders and project directors about why a private entity built the world’s largest laboratory for global ecology, Biosphere 2, and how eight people lived and worked inside it for two years (1991-1993) growing their food, recycling their air, water and wastes. This experiment […]
Documentary Film “Will Apples Grow on Mars?“ Made in 1991, this remarkable film depicts the creation of Biosphere 2, the world’s first (and so far, only) totally sealed miniature world designed for long term human habitation. In 1991, four men and four women were locked inside Biosphere 2 as an experiment to see if they could survive for two […]
This 3 min video was produced by Ben Zenner, a volunteer of Las Casas de la Selva in April of 2013. Ben is a videographer and graphic designer, and is in the process of developing a non profit design firm to help organizations with their online media presence and funding efforts, and to connect students […]
John Allen, inventor of Biosphere 2 talks at The New Bioeconomics Colloquium at Synergia Ranch in Santa Fe, July 2013.
Mark Nelson, one of the eight biospherians who lived in Biosphere 2 for two years, talks about his experience and the lessons he learned while living under glass at a colloquium at Synergia Ranch, July 2013.
Biosphere 2 An Apparatus For New Science Here is a video of the presentation Bill Dempster gave on Biosphere 2 at The University of New Mexico Civil Engineering seminar on March 27, 2013. synergeticpress.com
Here is a video of the presentation given by Global Ecotechnics directors at the Santa Fe Institute Colloquium on Thursday, July 15, 2010 on “Biosphere 2: Cutting-Edge Laboratory for Biospherics, Closed Ecological System and Sustainable / Recycling Technologies Research,” by: John Allen, William Dempster and Mark Nelson, Introduction by: Doyne Farmer, SFI Abstract The talk presented the challenges […]
Report on CONSCIOUSNESS AND THE BIOSPHERE: Frontiers of the Future A Colloquium held at the October Gallery, London, on 14 May 2011 By Deborah Parrish Snyder Director, Institute of Ecotechnics Publisher, Synergetic Press Programme arranged by: Institute of Ecotechnics, Scientific and Medical Network, and the Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness Lecture Series What an inspiring […]