A domed city that holds an entire biosphere

What would you get if you combined Buckminster Fuller's geodesic domes, a botanical garden, and the amusement-park atmosphere of Epcot Center? By our computations, you'd wind up with the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. » 6/07/11 1:00pm 6/07/11 1:00pm

Farmers Put 220 Acres Under Glass to Create Vast Artificial Environment

On the chilly Isle of Thanet in Kent, England, farmers are placing 220 acres of land under glass so they can grow vegetables all year round. The greenhouse, when completed, will house 1.3 million plants and increase the UK's crop of green vegetables by 15%. Called Thanet Earth, the project will be a series of 7… » 6/12/08 7:00am 6/12/08 7:00am