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A rainforest near Tucson?!? Explore and learn at Biosphere 2.

Posted at 2:00 PM, Oct 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-10 17:11:31-04

What if we placed our rainforest, desert, and ocean inside a glass bottle and put a cork on it? This was the concept behind Biosphere 2. Eight scientists were sealed inside the facility for two years, and still today Biosphere 2 is dedicated to research and the understanding of Earth's future.

There is 7,200,000 cubic feet under sealed glass at Biosphere 2. From its tropical rainforest, which contains over 90 tropical species to its ocean that is 24 feet deep, this facility is truly one-of-a-kind.

Biosphere 2 is just north of Tucson in Oracle, Arizona. Tour ticket prices can be found here

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