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 …

Live Steam Today – Sea Level Rise (8/30/16 at 6pmET)

Explore More – a forum for scientists and scholars featured in University of Florida’s Explore research magazine – presents a conversation about sea level rise past, present and future with UF geochemist Andrea Dutton and urban planner Kathryn Frank on Tuesday, August 30, at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora. …

Olympics Help Showcase Eco-Tourism Offered By Sustainability Pioneer Thais Corral

Olympics Help Showcase Eco-Tourism Offered By Sustainability Pioneer Thais Corral Thais Corral, named Woman of the Year in 2013 by the UN and Brazil’s Presidency, is moving Brazil towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by bringing ethical eco-tourism to Brazil’s forests.  Flourishing forest support good health and well-being, clean …

Where will Biomimicry 3.8 be in 2016?

Where will Biomimicry 3.8 be in 2016? “We at Ethical Markets are delighted to see this mainstreaming of the excellent research and programs of Biomimicry Institute and its for- profit partner group B.3.8 , in which, for full disclosure, I am an investor. Our Principles of Ethical Biomimicry Finance ®, a turnkey …

EthicMark® GEMS Celebrates Love for People and Planet on Valentine’s Day

For Immediate Release EthicMark® GEMS standard highlights human science-created diamonds and gems while protecting people, planet, profit St. Augustine, Fl, February 10, 2016 ~ “Beautiful jewelry on Valentine’s Day does not have to hurt Mother Nature,” says Hazel Henderson, founder of Ethical Markets and creator of the EthicMark® GEMS Standard. …

Rio Conventions Pavilion Bulletin – Vol. 200 No. 28 – Issue #9

RIO CONVENTIONS PAVILION HIGHLIGHTS: 10 DECEMBER 2015 The final day of the RCP at UNFCCC COP21 convened on 10 December 2015, in Paris, France. The day was convened under the theme ‘Synergies and Tradeoffs in Land-based Climate Change Mitigation and Biodiversity.’ Two sessions took place, namely: synergies and tradeoffs in …