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biosphere and politics

G. S. Khozin

biosphere and politics

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Published by Progress in Moscow .
Written in English


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Statement[translated from the Russian by Boris Belitsky].
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The Biosphere is divided into natural and developed areas. Developed areas include urban and commercial areas, agricultural areas and transportation. Natural areas include many different natural habitats: deserts, forests, water bodies and the like. All living things––including humans––depend on their habitat or land cover­­ for survival. Sights in Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve Muyil Archaeological Zone. The most accessible Maya site within the Sian Ka’an reserve is Muyil (Hwy. , 25 kilometers/ miles south of Tulum, 8am-5pm daily, US$4), on the western edge of the park. Also known as Chunyaxché, it is one of the oldest archaeological sites in the Maya world, dating. The biosphere is the portion of Earth where life occurs -- the portions of the land, water and air that hold life. These parts are known, respectively, as the lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere. The lithosphere is the land mass, excluding Earth’s mantle and core, which do not support life. The hydrosphere is the aquatic portion of the.


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