Biomimicry Revolution: Creating Conditions Conducive To Life

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

Creating Conditions Conducive To Life: The First Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference By Tamsin Woolley-Barker, Ph.D – http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/07/creating-conditions-conducive-life-first-biomimicry-38-global-conference/ July 4th, 2013 This past weekend, I had the great pleasure of being a part of the 7th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit, and the first ever Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference, hosted together by the University of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Mosquitoes reared in cooler temperatures have weaker immune systems

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Mosquitoes reared in cooler temperatures have weaker immune systems  Enzyme from wood-eating gribble could help turn waste into biofuel  A grassy trend in human ancestors’ diets New way fish camouflage themselves in the ocean: Manipulating how light reflects off skin  Tiger moths: Mother Nature’s fortune tellers …

Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity Bulletin – Vol. 88 No. 4 – Seventh Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity – Final Summary

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

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Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Report from ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG, November 2012 an evaluation of the relevance of biodiversity and ecosystem services to accountancy professionals and the private sector From the Report: “Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?” investigates the concept of materiality and how it is used to identify issues …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

New models predict drastically greener Arctic in coming decades Congestion in Earth’s mantle: Mineralogists explain why plate tectonics stagnates in some places Splendid Skadar Lake (Montenegro and Albania) surprises with new species of snails Protective prion keeps yeast cells from going it alone In solving social dilemmas, vervet monkeys get …

Terry Mock, Co-Founder, Champion Tree Project International & Sustainable Land Development Initiative

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

Terry Mock received a degree in Real Estate and Urban Land Studies from the University of Florida in 1972. Since then, Terry has developed a variety of pioneer residential, commercial, industrial and recreational land development projects which employed innovative sustainability technologies, including a specialty in native plant preservation and restoration techniques. In …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Scientists find origins of teamwork in our nearest relative the chimpanzee

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Scientists find origins of teamwork in our nearest relative the chimpanzee Tourist-fed stingrays change their ways Slabs of ancient tectonic plate still lodged under California Skulls of early humans carry telltale signs of inbreeding Human microbe study provides insight into health, disease Petroleum use, greenhouse gas …

Green Growth: Making it Happen

kristy Green Prosperity

Green Growth: Making it Happen By Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General 07/02/2012 – Faced with low growth, high unemployment and weakened public finances countries need to pursue new sources of growth to put the global recovery back on track. Green growth can help. With the right policies to encourage innovation and …

In Memoriam Lynn Margulis

kristy Earth Systems Science

The world has lost one of the most brilliant scientists in the field of Earth Systems Science. Lynn Margulis, as a biologist extraordinaire, through her many books, explained so much to the aware public: that cooperation was a deep strategy of nature as species co-evolved; that the living biosphere of …

EU Subsidies for polluting and unsustainable practices

kristy Green Prosperity, Greentech

Ecologic Newsletter No 102 – June 2011 Contents: 1. Second CLICO Policy Brief – Publication 2. EU Subsidies for polluting and unsustainable practices – Publication 3. First LEDDRA Plenary Meeting in Yichang, China – Event 4. Industries of the Future – Event 5. Ecuadorian initiative to protect climate and biodiversity …