Remnants of the Biosphere: Abandoned and Derelict
Three years ago we wrote about Biosphere 2: "It was a glorious idea- build a giant terrarium and see if a self-sustaining microcosm of earth could keep people alive without importing food, water or even air. Constructed in the middle of nowhere in the 80's, the $ 200 million project did not quite worked as planned- the plants did not produce enough oxygen and air was quietly pumped in; crops failed; ants over-ran the joint."
Geoff writes that the photographer was originally inspired to visit and photograph the site after reading that "suburban sprawl" had come to surround the once-remote research site, which we wrote about in I Don't Wanna Live in Biosphere Estates.
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