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1. 2012 Canadian Grand Prix

The biosphere is the global sum of all ecosystems. It can also be termed as the zone of life on Earth, a closed system (apart from solar and cosmic radiator and heat from the interior of the Earth), and largely self-regulating. By the most general biophysiological definition, the biosphere is the global ecological system integrating all living beings and their relationships, including their interaction with the elements of the lithosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere. The biosphere is postulated to have evolved, beginning with a process of biopoesis (life created naturally from non-living matter such as simple organic compounds) or biogenesis (life created from living matter), at least some 3.5 billion years ago. The earliest evidence for life on Earth includes biogenic graphite found in 3.7 billion-year-old metasedimentary rocks from Western Greenland and microbial mat fossils found in 3.48 billion-year-old sandstone from Western Australia. More recently, in 2015, "remains of biotic life" were found in 4.1 billion-year-old rocks in Western Australia. According to one of the researchers, "If life arose relatively quickly on Earth ... then it could be common in the universe."

In a general sense, biospheres are any closed, self-regulating systems containing ecosystems. This includes artificial biospheres such as Biosphere 2 and BIOS-3, and potentially ones on other planets or moons.

(Wikipedia)
La Biosphère propose des expositions et des activités aussi éducatives que divertissantes pour mieux comprendre les grands enjeux environnementaux liés à l'eau, à l'air, aux changements climatiques, au développement durable et à la consommation responsable. (Foursquare)
Categories Science Museum, Landmark
Visitors 81
Oldest photo 04/05/2009
Newest photo 03/01/2015
Alternative titles "Montreal Biosphere"
"Biosphere de Montreal"
"The Biosphere"
"Biosphere - Montreal"
"Inside the Biosphere"
Website http://www.ec.gc.ca/biosphere
Address 160 Chemin du Tour de l'Isle
Montréal, QC, Canada
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