In this essay about Biomimicry, Janine Benyus discusses why humans should learn from nature rather than simply about nature.
Working in partnership with multinational mining company BHP, Rocky Mountain Institute’s Sunshine for Mines team has uncovered an opportunity to turn closed mine sites, or legacy mines, into independent power plants, storage facilities, or value-added grid-service providers.
Almost 30 years ago, seven organic farmers from the U.S. Midwest, unhappy with the state of American agriculture, decided to band together and form a cooperative to continue farming sustainably.
By thinking outside the box, and finding support through like-minded communities, Lipkis has reimagined cities as living ecosystems.
In this series, the Biomimicry Institute is interviewing the world’s foremost thought leaders in biomimicry and sustainability to explore nature-based solutions to the world’s most pressing climate change issues.
By Megan Schuknecht This article originally appeared on the Biomimicry Institute’s website. The Biomimicry Institute empowers people to create nature-inspired solutions for a healthy planet. In this series, Megan Schuknecht, the Biomimicry Institute’s director of design challenges, is interviewing the world’s foremost thought leaders in biomimicry and sustainability to explore nature-based solutions to the world’s most pressing …
Several experts on climate and resilience talk about the role of government. “Viewed correctly, sensible safeguards are part of freedom, not a retreat from it.”
In her book, Katherine Collins discusses how biomimicry can make the world of investing more sustainable and resilient.
The Netherlands was able to build water infrastructure in order to prepare for natural disasters because of collaboration, inclusive leadership and working with, instead of against, nature. Henk Ovink suggests using the country as a model for collaborative planning worldwide.
Billy Parish, co-founder of Mosaic—an online investment platform for renewable-energy projects—is making clean energy more accessible, altering the future of global climate change.