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Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2






The Biosphere 2 Project – Oracle, Arizona Biospheric Design’s most famous design project is the Biosphere 2 Project, a magnificent laboratory for the study of global ecology. This 3.15 acre (1.28 hectares) miniature airtight world is sealed on the bottom by a stainless steel liner and on the top by a steel and glass space […]

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Birdwood Downs, Australia

Birdwood Downs, Australia






Since 1978, Birdwood Downs Station has pioneered new ecological methods of improving degraded lands using stock management, weed control and planting improved grasses. Now, the beautiful paddocks with their groves of native trees, spectacular boab and eucalyptus, serve as a model for sustainable management of the tropical savannah and support our horses and cattle herd. […]

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October Gallery, London

October Gallery, London






October Gallery has been instrumental in bringing global attention to many of the world’s leading international artists, including El Anatsui, Rachid Koraïchi, Romuald Hazoumè, Nnenna Okore, Laila Shawa and Kenji Yoshida. The Gallery promotes the Transvangarde, the very best in contemporary art from around the planet, as well as maintaining a cultural hub in central […]

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Las Casas de la Selva, Puerto Rico

Las Casas de la Selva, Puerto Rico






The Las Casas de la Selva (the Houses of the Forest) property is managed by Tropic Ventures and Tropic Ventures Educational & Research Foundation (a Puerto Rico non-profit corporation). This area provides a protected habitat for Puerto Rican native flora and fauna as well as a long-term study site for research and limited public and […]

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Synergia Ranch

Synergia Ranch






Synergia Ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico serves as the headquarters of Global Ecotechnics Corporation and also the site of the current work of Biospheric Design on Laboratory Biosphere, a closed ecological system, a research facility and wastewater gardens. The ranch also houses the offices of Synergetic Press. The ecotechnic enterprises grew from work started […]

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Research Vessel Heraclitus

Research Vessel Heraclitus






Proud to help support the Institute of Ecotechnics ship, the Heraclitus, which has sailed over 250,000 nautical miles studying oceans, coral reefs, rivers, lakes, estuaries and exploring the origins and futures of human cultures since it was built by the Institute of Ecotechnics in 1975. For more info www.rvheraclitus.org.

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Les Marronniers, Southern France

Les Marronniers, Southern France






Les Marronniers is a model ecological farm that is ecoscaped around an 18th century manor house. The farm is designed to demonstrate the efficacy of a total systems approach to the ecological management of small farms in a region where such facilities are under mounting economic pressure from nearby industrial and urban development. The facility […]

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Wastewater Gardens

Wastewater Gardens






Another GEC affiliated company is Wastewater Gardens International, directed by Dr. Mark Nelson, which designs and installs an ecological subsurface flow approach to constructed wetlands designed for use both inland and by the sea. Developed by Dr. Nelson, working with the Center for Wetlands at the University of Florida and the Planetary Coral Reef Foundation, […]

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