Thanks for your interest; we’re excited to connect with you. We’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest trends in biomimicry as well as news, events, training, and conferences you won’t want to miss. Below you’ll find the latest edition of the Biomimicry newsletter, as well as archived topics from previous newsletters. Sign up above for fresh newsletters delivered monthly to your inbox!

 

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2016 January

    • A worldwide biodiversity walk
    • From the blog: Meet a Biomimic
    • How can we create a new plastics economy? A new Ellen MacArthur Foundation report
    • Upcoming Events

 

 

 

2015

 

 

2015 December

    • Message to COP21 leaders: Need solutions? Ask nature.
    • In the news
    • Three great ways to support the Institute this holiday season
    • Upcoming Events:
      • North American BioBlitz 2016
      • GreenBiz 16

2015 November

    • #ThankOutside – What are you grateful for in nature?
    • From the blog:
      • Urban mobility reloaded: Planning our future cities
      • Community credit: The next generation of financial architecture
      • Climate change: What would nature do?
    • In the news
    • Upcoming Events:
      • Biomimicry Big Top Tent at the 2015 Disruptive Innovation Festival
      • North American BioBlitz 2016

2015 October

    • Relive the magic of the biomimicry celebrations in Austin, TX as part of SXSW Eco, the 8th Annual Education Summit, and the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge awards event.
    • Full link to Biomimicry, a film produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and Tree Media and starring Janine Benyus
    • In the news
    • Upcoming Events:
      • Biomimicry Big Top Tent at the 2015 Disruptive Innovation Festival
      • 2016 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge launches

2015 September

    • Eight fresh ideas: 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge finalists announced!
    • Watch a video of teams learning that they made it to the finalist round.
    • Read the latest from the Institute blog, Asking Nature
    • Upcoming Events:
      • Prairie Lab Experience
      • 8th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit and SXSW Eco biomimicry track
      • National Bioneers Conference
      • VERGE2015

2015 August

    • Read the latest from the Institute blog, Asking Nature
    • Beth Rattner speaks at TEDx Sacramento
    • New on AskNature: a biomimetic cargo ship inspired by cuttlefish, and a sample of new and updated strategy pages
    • In the News
    • Upcoming Events:
      • Prairie Lab Experience
      • Living Product Expo
      • 7th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit and SXSW Eco biomimicry track
      • National Bioneers Conference
      • VERGE2015

2015 July

    • Join us for events surrounding SXSW Eco 2015
      • 8th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit
      • Biomimicry Global Design Challenge awards event
      • Welcome reception
      • SXSW Eco biomimicry track, with Janine Benyus as a featured speaker
    • Announcing Asking Nature – a new biomimicry blog
    • In the News
    • Upcoming Events:
      • Biomimicry Global Design Challenge submission deadline
      • VERGE2015

2015 June

    • Biomimicry Global Design Challenge update
    • Video from a BGDC team
    • In the News
    • Upcoming Events:
      • 8th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit
      • SXSW Eco 2015 – biomimicry track
      • Prairie Lab’s Chicago Immersion Workshops
      • 9th Annual Veracruz Biomimicry & Design Workshop
      • Global Design Challenge webinar: Biomimicry and Business Planning

2015 May

      • SXSW Eco to feature Janine Benyus
      • 8th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit call for proposals
      • Join the Great Nature Project’s Global Snapshot
      • Innovation at the Institute: CE100 and LAUNCH Nordic events in Copenhagen, “Nature is the Next Silicon Valley” pitch event, and Design for Circular Innovation workshop at SunPower HQ
      • Upcoming Events:
        • Engineering Inspired by Nature: course for educators
        • 9th Annual Veracruz Biomimicry & Design Workshop
        • Global Design Challenge webinar: From Inspiration to Application
        • 2015 National Bioneers Conference

2015 April

        • Happy Earth Day!
        • Apply to present at SXSW Eco 2015
        • Three new staff members join the Institute
        • Thanks to our matching donors
        • Upcoming Events:
          • Prairie Lab’s Chicago Biomimicry Immersion
          • Engineering Inspired by Nature: course for educators
          • 9th Annual Veracruz Biomimicry & Design Workshop
          • Global Design Challenge webinar
          • Love Thy Nature film
        • Biomimicry in the News
        • Join the conversation!

2015 March

        • Explore biomimicry in paradise at the 9th Annual Veracruz Biomimicry and Design Workshop
        • Save the Date: Biomimicry at SXSW Eco 2015
        • How does nature create resilient food systems?
        • Teaming up with Grist to change the food system
        • Biomimicry in the news
        • Upcoming events – Living Future 2015 unConference
        • Join the conversation!

2015 February

        • Top 3 Tips from the 2013 Global Challenge Winning Team
        • AskNature Featured in National Geographic’s Great Nature Project
        • Jump-start Your Food System Innovation With FREE Monthly Webinars
        • NJ Students Create Biomimicry Trail Signs
        • Upcoming Events – Chicago Biomimicry Immersion and the 9th Annual Veracruz Biomimicry and Design Workshop

2015 January

          • Ready to Revolutionize Our Food System?
          • New Biomimicry Global Design Challenge promo
          • We’re Hiring for an AskNature Content Coordinator
          • AskNature Spotlight: A Nicer Needle
          • News From the Network
          • GreenBiz Forum 2015 discount code
          • Thanks to our sponsors

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We believe that the widespread adoption of nature-inspired solutions will catalyze a new era in design and business that benefits both people and the planet. Let’s make the act of asking nature’s advice a normal part of everyday inventing. We hope you will join us.
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