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Nature as a mentor

Billions of years of evolution delivered a treasury of natural designs that can inspire solutions to human challenges. Evolution is a research and development lab; failures are fossils, what surrounds us is the secret to survival. Biomimicry is about imitating life to create a better life. Let's learn from old nature to design for next nature.

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Biomimicry implies conscious forethought, an active seeking of nature’s advice before something is designed.
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An introduction to Biomimicry

Janine Benyus

The first time I explained biomimicry to a stranger was not in a talk or a workshop but in a big-box bookstore just …

This documentary titled "Biomimicry" featuring Janine Benyus, is brought to you by Leonardo DiCaprio, Executive Producers Oliver Stanton, directed by Leila Conners, produced by Mathew Schmid and Bryony Schwan, created by Tree Media with Executive Producers Roee Sharon Peled and George DiCaprio.

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Harvesting Water from Thin Air

Margherita Olivo

Water shortage emergency is a real threat for all of us. Our planet is getting drier and drier every day. Scientists …

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Could Biomimicry Help us Solve the Refugee Crisis?

Daniel Fraga

Millions of people are, in this very moment, in the midst of one of the biggest refugee crisis of the last several …

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When Is Biomimicry Not Really Biomimicry?

Jonathon Markowski

Recently the internet has become fascinated with a fruit fly found in the United Arab Emirates whose wings appear to …