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 …

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. …

ENB Vol. 9 No. 678 – UN Biodiversity Conference – Summary & Analysis

  Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 09 Number 678 | Tuesday, 20 December 2016 Summary of the UN Biodiversity Conference 2-17 December 2016 | Cancún, Mexico Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Cancún, Mexico at:http://www.iisd.ca/biodiv/cop13/enb/ The UN Biodiversity Conference was held from 2-17 December 2016, in Cancun, …

Rio Conventions Pavilion Bulletin – Vol. 200 No. 31 – Rio Conventions Pavilion at CBD COP13 – Issue #2

  Rio Conventions Pavilion Bulletin Volume 200 Number 31 | Wednesday, 7 December 2016 Rio Conventions Pavilion Highlights Tuesday, 6 December 2016 | Cancún, Mexico Language: EN (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB+ Meeting Coverage from Cancún, Mexico at:http://www.iisd.ca/biodiv/cop13/riopavilion/ The theme for the Rio Conventions Pavilion (RCP) on Tuesday, 6 December, was Biodiversity …

ENB Vol. 9 No. 666 – UN Biodiversity Conference – Issue #2

  Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 09 Number 666 | Sunday, 4 December 2016 UN Biodiversity Conference Highlights Saturday, 3 December 2016 | Cancún, Mexico Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Cancún, Mexico at:http://www.iisd.ca/biodiv/cop13/enb/ The HLS met for its final day on Saturday, 3 December, with delegates …

Biomimicry news – October 2016 edition

Chilean team’s soil restoration innovation wins $100k Ray of Hope Prize Photo by Bioneers It was a moment nearly two years in the making. For a second, just before their lives changed with one announcement, the BioNurse team collectively held their breaths. When John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Why some hummingbirds choose to balloon up before flying south Ornamental plants for conserving bees, beneficial insects What’s that? New study finds jumping spiders can hear more than you think Extraterrestrial impact preceded ancient global warming event Drivers of evolution hidden in plain sight Wave energy …

*NEW* scholarships available: Biomimicry for the Built Environment

  Inspired by Nature Training  Biomimicry for the Built Environment November 2-4, 2016 | San Francisco Interested in attending our Biomimicry for the Built Environment training, but having trouble covering the cost? We’ve heard you! And we’re happy to announce that we’re offering a limited number of $1,000 scholarships for …