Just Released: The Biomimicry Institute’s Official Annual Report

“Ethical Markets recommends this important (and beautiful!) report from our colleagues at the Biomimicry Institute.  Especially, watch leader Janine Benyus and her keynote speech to the executives at Esri, the legendary global mapping company and discussion with its founder Jack Dangermond on their visioning the future of ecological metrics! ~Dr. …

Who are nature’s masters of water management?

  Agroup of students from a university in Bogotá, Colombia, noticed a troubling pattern in the nearby city of Alameda del Rio: it flooded four times a year despite having a storm water drainage system. Compelled to help Alameda del Rio and other communities worldwide affected by worsening flood conditions, …

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 …