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For Sale: One Biosphere, Gently Used

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For Sale: One Biosphere, Gently Used

For Sale: One Biosphere, Gently Used

For Sale: One Biosphere, Gently Used

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NPR's Ted Robbins reports that the 3-acre terrarium known as Biosphere 2 is up for sale. Billionaire Ed Bass funded the facility, which contained several self-sufficient earth habitats within a sealed greenhouse-like structure. But infighting and financial problems resulted in the original experiment being abandoned.