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ecosphere (ē′kō-sfîr′, ĕk′ō-)
The regions of the universe, especially on the earth, that are capable of supporting life; the biosphere.
ecosphere (ĕk′ō-sfēr″) [Gr. oikos, house, + L. sphera, ball]
The portions of the earth habitable by microorganisms, plants, and animals.
ecosphere those parts of the earth and its atmosphere where life can exist.
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Extraterrestrial" reflects the contributions of leading scientists from NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration), prestigious universities and organizations like the Ecospheres
Project and the SETI Institute.
Martin Heath, a geoscientist with the Ecospheres
Project, says, "I think that one day we may indeed find something rather like the Blue Moon .