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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Since the early 20th century, multinational corporations have repeatedly claimed ownership of nature and indigenous knowledge systems from developing countries by means of patents, turning the biodiversity of the commons into private, commercialized property. This...
Life Under Glass: A Message of Planetary Stewardship We are excited to announce the soon approaching release of the second edition of Life Under Glass: Crucial Lessons in Planetary Stewardship from Two Years in Biosphere 2 which tells the inside story of Biosphere 2,...
"Spaceship Earth" Documentary on Biosphere 2 Premieres at Sundance Film Festival Last weekend, some of our authors, John Allen and Mark Nelson, along with publisher, Deborah Snyder, attended the premiere of this long awaited film at the Sundance Film Festival in Park...