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September 2018

Biosphere 2 lessons and relevance to global ecological challenges

September 11, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, W1J 0BF
Piccadilly, London United Kingdom
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Seminar/Talk with Mark Nelson and Sir Ghillean Prance This event is free and open to all. Registration is not essential, but to secure your place we recommend booking a ticket. Seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open at 12:15. Tea will be served in the Library following the event. The book signing will also occur in the library following the event

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Mark Nelson Biosphere 2 talk

September 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Gallery (Visitor Center) Eden Project, pin Eden Project Bodelva, PL24 2SG Par
Cornwall, United Kingdom

Could you imagine being locked in a closed ecosystem for several years, where you have to grow your own food, recycle your own waste, and treat your own illnesses? That’s what Dr Mark Nelson did as part of Biosphere 2, the world’s first experimental laboratory for global ecology. Come and hear about his experience in this illuminating talk. The evening kicks off at 5pm in the Gallery, where a bar will be open before the talk gets underway at 6pm,…

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Ecotechnics, Biospherics and Biosphere 2: Insights for the Anthropocene

September 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street
London, England WC1N 3AL United Kingdom

Talk by Dr. Mark Nelson at the October Gallery Dr. Mark Nelson was a member of the eight-person “biospherian” crew for the first two-year closure experiment. He is a founding director and the chairman of the Institute of Ecotechnics and has worked for decades in closed ecological system research, ecological engineering, the restoration of damaged ecosystems, desert agriculture and orchardry, and wastewater recycling. He is the author of The Wastewater Gardener: Preserving the Planet One Flush at a Time and co-author of Space…

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