ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Tucson, Arizona: Barry Serafin) Beginning of two-year experiment in which eight people will be sealed in the self-contained world of Biosphere 2 featured; scenes shown from Arizona of the ecosystems inside the Biosphere. [Financial backer Edward BASS, crew member Mark VAN THILLO - talk about the project.] Question of whether the project is really science noted. [Forest ecologist Dr. Donald DAHLSTEN - calls it an adventure.] [Ecologist Dr. Thomas LOVEJOY, project DEFENDER - offer differing opinions on the project.] Project's marketing success with tourists noted. Link of project to cult figure John Allen, who preached a philosophy of ecology and doom at his Synergia Ranch, reviewed. [Former Allen follower Kathleen BURKE - talks about Allen.] [Biosphere projects Margaret AUGUSTINE, BASS - dismiss cult allegations.]
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