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noun as in environment

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“Not very much is known about the deep sea, but it makes up most of the biosphere,” says Craig Smith.

If we were organized around decarbonizing and getting into a good relationship with our biosphere, we could, by the end of this century, have a quite prosperous and successful long-term civilization, a carbon-negative civilization.

It’s time for us to wear our responsibility as a species, as a good citizen within the biosphere.

The only hope would be to run as fast as possible to find new genetic tricks to incorporate into your species or biosphere.

Priscu’s success in finding life in ice and water sometimes miles below the Antarctic surface has helped transform our view of the southernmost continent — a realm that until two decades ago was barely considered part of the biosphere.

There are six UNESCO biosphere reserves and nine UNESCO World Heritage sites.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to biosphere, such as: atmosphere, ecosystem, environs, gaia, and ecosphere.

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