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July 24, 2019

What is Biomimicry?


"Biomimicry is a practice that learns from and mimics the strategies found in nature to solve human design challenges — and find hope along the way."  

- The Biomimicry Institute 


The Biomimicry Institute was co-founded by Janine Benyus — a biologist, author, innovation consultant, and self-proclaimed “nature nerd.” She may not have coined the term biomimicry, but she gained popularity for her 1997 book Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature.  She has popularized the concept of biomimicry through books, TEDtalks, articles, peer-reviewed research papers, and more.

Learn about Biomimicry in Action through Benyus's TEDtalk below


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