STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES

June 27, 2012  © 2012 The STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES begins with the biological truth that the human species is interdependent with all other life forms on Planet Earth.  A joint collobration with Biomimicry 3.8, the statement shows how human societies, cultures, values and …

Breeding salt-tolerant plants

“We are happy to see this on quinoa, just one variety of halophyte plants which can substitute for the over-use of fresh water (only 3% of the water on Planet Earth) and of glycophytes (freshwater plants).   See our TV show with NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell on halophytes ” Investing …

Meet the biomimicry innovators who are changing the way we eat

Six revolutionary ideas to change the way we feed the planet Meet the six teams competing for the $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®. From closed-loop urban food production to electricity-free cooling devices inspired by kangaroos, bees, and elephants, these innovators are poised to change the world – and the way we eat. Read more & …

Video Message from Mark Gough and New Guest Blog

Video Message from Mark Gough and New Guest Blog Watch Mark Gough’s video of support for the World Forum, read our latest blog on conservation financing from Matthew McLuckie, Investment Manager for Rewilding Europe Capital, and in case you missed it, view our latest speaker Hon. Dr Mary Kitutu, Ugandan …

Climate change: Biodiversity rescues biodiversity in a warmer world

Climate change: Biodiversity rescues biodiversity in a warmer world Posted: 14 Jul 2017 11:04 AM PDT Climate change leads to loss of biodiversity worldwide. However, ecosystems with a higher biodiversity in the first place might be less affected a new study. Scientists found that when they experimentally warmed meadows, the …

The Optimist Daily: Today’s Solutions News

“Thanks to The Optimist Daily for helping publicise conflict-free diamonds, which we certify with our Ethicmark®GEMS seal which only certifies gems not mined from Mother Earth and therefore not only conflict-free, but also cruelty-free and environmentally friendly ..take our Pledge at www.ethicmarkgems.com Also thanks for spreading the article on biomimicry, which indeed …

What’s your greatest design challenge, and how would nature solve it?

What’s your biggest design challenge, and how would nature solve it? Check out our new version of the Biomimicry Taxonomy, updated to reflect the new, interactive features of AskNature.org. The Taxonomy is a classification system we developed to organize biological strategies by the functions they serve, such as: How does nature …

New free biomimicry resource and Biomimicry Bootcamp

Explore our newest free resource for teachers:  “Sharing Biomimicry with Young People”   An orientation to biomimicry for K-12 teachers We created this free publication to help youth educators establish a general foundation in biomimicry and provide suggestions and resources for introducing the core ideas to students of varying ages. …