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American Agenda (Environment: Biosphere) #119944

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 09, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Near Tucson, Arizona: Barry Serafin) Man-made experimental high-tech world of the biosphere in Arizona featured; details given of project in which eight people will be sealed within biosphere structure for two years; scenes shown. [Project director Margret AUGUSTINE - explains goals of Biosphere II.] [Roberto ALVAREZ ROMO - says it will be exciting to participate.] Model of the project, which will carry out environmental and space research, shown. [Botanist Tony BURGESS - discusses problem of trying to decide what plants and animals to include.] Experimental three-wk. test described. [Botanist Linda LAY - gives daily report on test.] [BURGESS - comments on project.]

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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