And the winners are…

The Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge is a hands-on, project-based learning experience that asks middle and high school students to design bio-inspired solutions to fight climate change. Last month, we announced the winners of the 2019 Challenge.  If you’ve never heard of Hottentot bread and think it comes from a bakery, think …

EcoWatch-Top News of the Day

TOP NEWS OF THE DAY Monday, February 11, 2019 Climate Change Seen as Top Threat in Global Survey Insects Could Go Extinct Within a Century, With ‘Catastrophic’ Consequences for Life on Earth Ancient Spirituality Guides a Maya Town’s Conservation Efforts The Four Most Thought-Provoking Environmental Books Coming in February 20 Easy …

32 new nature-inspired solutions to climate change ?

Nurturing a new species of entrepreneur.   The Biomimicry Launchpad has accelerated 32 new nature-inspired solutions and companies, and we’re just getting started.       Through the Biomimicry Launchpad, we’re supporting biomimicry entrepreneurs as they take nature-inspired innovations to market, deploying the solutions we need right now to work towards …

Good News from Biomimicry

It’s something we don’t do enough: Stop and appreciate the abundant amount of knowledge, gifts, and goodness that surround us—especially when it comes to nature’s genius. There is an incredible amount to learn from nature’s forms, processes, and ecosystems. The best part? Change-makers around the world are learning from this …

Meet the Next Generation of Biomimicry Leaders

MEET THE NEW CERTIFIED BIOMIMICRY PROFESSIONAL COHORT It’s an understatement to say that the latest Certified Biomimicry Professional cohort is a diverse, multidisciplinary group. They come from around the world—Finland, Columbia, Lebanon, Singapore, and Romania to name a few—and are biologists, engineers, social innovators, designers, entrepreneurs, strategists, and educators. We’re …

Business vs. Nature Isn’t Working

“Ethical Markets recommends this deep dive into the work of our partner Biomimicry 3.8. I am also an early investor in this wonderful consulting company, and we co-developed the financial tool “Principles of Ethical Biomimicry Finance“ a turnkey knowledge system available for licensing to asset managers wanting to learn this …

How Factories Can Become Positive Contributors

‘AN AUDACIOUS AND BOLD NEW MISSION’ Integral to Interface Inc.’s continuing work to achieve what Sustainable Brands called its “audacious and bold” Climate Take Back mission is a focus on drawing inspiration from nature’s genius as a guide for innovation—including the Factory as a Forest initiative run in partnership with …

INVESTING IN SALTWATER AGRICULTURE: THE NEXT BIG THING

In this program, Hazel Henderson and NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell continue their exploration of the massive global potential in shifting over-investments in food and agriculture dependent on the planet’s 3% of freshwater to the other halt of the plant kingdom: the 10,000 salt-loving (halophyte) plants that can fill human …