Synergetic Press has partnered with Academy Award-winning studio NEON to present SPACESHIP EARTH, the true, stranger-than-fiction, adventure of eight visionaries who in 1991 spent two years quarantined inside of a self-engineered replica of Earth’s ecosystem called BIOSPHERE 2.
Life Under Glass
Crucial Lessons in Planetary Stewardship from Two Years in Biosphere 2
by Abigail Alling, Dr. Mark Nelson and Sally Silverstone
Planet in a bottle. Eden revisited. Laboratory under glass.
Reclaiming the Commons
Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge, and the Rights of Mother Earth
by Vandana Shiva
Reclaiming the Commons lays out the scientific, legal, political, and cultural struggle to defend the sovereignty of biodiversity and indigenous knowledge.
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