Exhibitions

The Biosphere

© Vista Photo, 2010

The Biosphère distinguishes itself by its interactive and educational exhibitions which are aimed at increasing understanding of major environmental issues such as air, water, biodiversity, climate change, sustainable development and more. Visit our permanent and temporary exhibitions to discover new ways to reduce your ecological footprint!


The Spirit of the Forest

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The Spirit of the Forest

© François Casanova, 2016

Since time immemorial, forests have occupied a special place at the heart of every society. This natural resource has inspired legends and infused cultures, and its timelessness never ceases to amaze us. Even today, its ever-changing ecosystem continues to fascinate us, tempt us and inhabit us. Our future is closely tied to the future of the forest. While visiting this new exhibition, try to capture the spirit of the forest, this living presence in our hearts, our imaginations and our destiny.

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Arctic : The turning point!

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Arctic: The turning point! exhibit

© Environment Canada, 2015

Our outdoor giant photo exhibit presents the Arctic: a land that, until recently, was beyond our reach and where environmental changes are driving us towards a major turning point in history, revealing radically altered landscapes. Furthermore,this exhibit celebrates the region’s biodiversity and beauty by showcasing the winning photographs from the “Through the Lens” contest organized by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna Secretariat.

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Finding Balance

Finding Balance

© Environment Canada, 2011

There are many ways to live in harmony with natural habitats. Through this exhibition, find 10 examples of the major impact our consumer choices are having on the environment.

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Design the Future

City of the future

© Environment Canada, 2015

The immersive show “Design the Future” invites you to reconnect with the natural environment around us and grasp the importance of drawing inspiration from nature in order to adapt to climate change. Come enjoy an uplifting multi-sensory experience!

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Ecolab

A few images from the exposition

© Environment Canada, 2013

Our scientific researcher needs your help! Which is worse, air or water pollution? Observations, experiments … and fun for the whole family!

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+ 1°C : What difference does it make?

Common questions about the climate change

© Environment Canada, 2011

In life-sized videos,scientists answer your questions about one of the great planetary issues of the 21st century: climate change. Observe natural, meteorological and climatic phenomena on a giant interactive globe of the Earth.

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Renewable Energy: Time to Decide

Time line from the exposition renewable energies

© Environment Canada, 2014

The “Renewable Energy: Time to Decide” exhibit presents the global energy issues of the 21st century. Come discover the technologies behind today’s renewable energies, as well as how they are implemented at municipal and global levels. Come reflect on the question: Is it possible to have a world working 100% on renewable energy by 2050?

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Spaceship Earth

Environment Canada, 2015

© Environment Canada, 2015

Immerse yourself in the world view of Richard Buckminster Fuller, the man who designed the Biosphere’s geodesic dome. An inventor ahead of his time, Fuller popularized the concept of “Spaceship Earth” as a metaphor for the fact that we live on a planet with limited resources. Are you on board?

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