Biosphere 2 is located in Oracle, Arizona and the glass and steel structure dominates the landscape. It encompasses five biomes, rainforest, ocean, savanna, desert and marsh. It is a learning, teaching and research center for determining an ecosystem's ability to recycle air, water and nutrients in order to sustain plant and animal life.

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Walkway to Rainforest,
Ocean, Marsh and
Savanna building

Walkway to Rainforest


South Lung Dome,
Biosphere 2

Library Tower in
Human Habitat

Sonoran Desert Terrain,
Biosphere 2

Library Tower on top of
Human Habitat and South Lung

Prickly Pear Cactus,
Biosphere 2

Sunset at
Biosphere 2

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