News from the Biomimicry Institute – October 2015 edition

Couldn’t make it to Texas for all the biomimicry events earlier this month? Want to relive the magic? Here are some highlights from the Biomimicry Education Summit, the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge awards, and the SXSW Eco biomimicry track, held in Austin, TX, from October 4-7. Watch Janine Benyus’ featured …

Press Release: Sustainable Foods Summit North America Agenda Unveiled

We have just published a press release on the next North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit that will be hosted in San Francisco on 20-22nd January 2016. The sixth edition of the summit will cover clean label developments, sustainable packaging, environmental footprints, and the impact of new technologies …

Green Transition Scoreboard®

ALL ABOUT THE GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD® * Reports and Press Releases * Endorsers * EMM Provides Rigorous Foundation for GTS * Watch the video * GTS In the Press * Overview: Inside The Green Transition by Hazel Henderson   Green Transition Scoreboard Global Total Now $7.13 Trillion St. Augustine, April …

Video: Learning from Nature’s Genius: Jacques Chirazi

Speaking at TEDxAmericasFinestCity in San Diego, CA, Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Jacques Chirazi<http://www.ethicalmarkets.com/about/research-advisory-board/emm-welcomes-jacques-chirazi-to-advisory-board-2/> describes the evolution and importance of biomimicry.  He extols us to look to nature for solutions, offering elegant examples pertinent to today’s society.  Chirazi is a Certified Biomimicry Professional and Founder of Biomimicry San Diego and …

Video: Learning from Nature’s Genius: Jacques Chirazi

Speaking at TEDxAmericasFinestCity in San Diego, CA, Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Jacques Chirazi<http://www.ethicalmarkets.com/about/research-advisory-board/emm-welcomes-jacques-chirazi-to-advisory-board-2/> describes the evolution and importance of biomimicry.  He extols us to look to nature for solutions, offering elegant examples pertinent to today’s society.  Chirazi is a Certified Biomimicry Professional and Founder of Biomimicry San Diego and …

Largest Citizen Lobby For Ocean Makes History On Capitol Hill

Citizen lobby event for healthy ocean and coasts is largest in U.S. history By Martha Shaw (Washington DC) May 15, 2015 – It was the largest citizen lobby event for the ocean in U.S. history as hundreds of Americans ascended Capitol Hill this week at Healthy Oceans Hill Day, part …

Court rules that there are no checks and balances

Financial Reform Newsletter March 20, 2015 Court rules that there are no checks and balances when the Executive Branch settles cases, even those that caused the worst financial crash since 1929 and caused the worst economy since the Great Depression of the 1930s, costing the US more than $12.8 trillion: …

Highlights of the 2015 EcoFarm Conference

The 2015 EcoFarm Conference was a lively gathering that brought together over 1,700  in the agriculture and food worlds to learn, and discuss the health, viability and justice of our food and farming system and support the success of ecological farming. The 35th anniversary of the conference was an important milestone for the EcoFarm …

AskNature.org Contributes to National Geographic’s Great Nature Project.

“Congratulations to the Biomimicry Institute and to Janine Benyus for this terrific recognition of their work from National Geographic.  Ask Nature is one of the best resources on the web!”   ~ Rosalinda Sanquiche, Managing Editor   Second Round Winners Announced at Global Conference in Boston Congratulations to Egy-Osmo, the Biomimicry …