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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biosphere

The biosphere also known as the ecosphere is the worldwide sum of all ecosystems. The two joined words are ...

www.biodiversidad.gob.mx/v_ingles/planet/whatis_bios.html

The biosphere, (from Greek bios = life, sphaira, sphere) is the layer of the planet Earth where life exists. This layer ranges from heights of up to ten kilometres ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/biosphere

Jun 24, 2011 ... Encyclopedic entry. The biosphere is made up of the parts of Earth where life exists. The biosphere extends from the deepest root systems of ...

www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0153-biosphere.php

The biosphere is defined as the sphere or area around the planet Earth where life ... while others thrive in the depths of the lithosphere (solid portion of Earth).

www.encyclopedia.com/science-and-technology/biology-and-genetics/environmental-studies/biosphere

All the animal and mineral nutrients necessary for life are contained within Earth's biosphere. Nutrients contained in dead organisms or waste products of living ...

www.geography4kids.com/files/land_intro.html

Geography4Kids.com! This tutorial introduces the surface of the Earth. Other sections include the atmosphere, biosphere, climates, and ecosystems.

www.softschools.com/facts/earth_systems/biosphere_facts/3229

The biosphere contains all living things on earth, extending as far as 12500 meters from the surface of the earth. The biosphere includes all plants, animals, ...

www.nature.com/articles/nature11018

Jun 7, 2012 ... Earth's biosphere has undergone state shifts in the past, over various (usually very long) timescales, and therefore can do so in the future (Box ...

www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/biosphere.html

May 7, 2007 ... The biosphere is all life on our planet. This includes all the things that are living as well as the remains of those that have died but have not yet ...

mitpress.mit.edu/books/earths-biosphere

In his latest book, Vaclav Smil tells the story of the Earth's biosphere from its origins to its near and long-term future. He explains the workings of its parts and ...