The Biomimicry Blog

Articles focused on learning from nature
and creating nature-inspired innovations.

50 of the Worlds Best Biomimicry Examples (so far)

Nov 25, 2022

Hi Biomimics

Below is a list of our top 50 innovations inspired by nature. Each nature-based solution has been implemented as a business or a biomimicry invention. The criteria involved an extensive mapping of each biomimicry example, how it meets the Biomimicry Life's Principles, if it can be...

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Why Evolution Never Planned for Greatness. But it achieved it anyway.

Oct 30, 2022

What can you learn from evolution? That is, the process of evolving, not just the theory. This article is an open exploration into the genius of nature at a systems level and discusses evolution and how to think about objectives and end goals. 

The first place to begin is to challenge...

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Instruction Manual: How to Grow a Zebra (and not a Unicorn)

Jul 26, 2022

Who would win in a battle between a unicorn and a zebra? The zebra, for it has so many black belts! With that (stellar) joke out of the way, this article aims to provide you with an instruction manual for growing a Zebra business and share how we’re thinking about it at Learn Biomimicry.

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The Biomimicry Revolution: Turning to Nature's Secrets to Meet the SDGs

May 26, 2022

When you think of sustainability, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s electric cars, the solarpunk movement, or regenerative agriculture. Personally, I imagine a forest. For what is more sustainable than a thriving ecosystem that gives more than it receives, produces no waste, cleans our air...

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10 Lessons from a Biomimicry Practitioner's Learning Journey 📚

May 18, 2022
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What African Wild Dogs can teach the UN Security Council about Voting

Apr 19, 2022

In early March 2022 when Russia voted against a UN Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution condemning its invasion of Ukraine, thereby using its veto power as a permanent member to block the resolution, it got people talking about the effectiveness of the Security Council’s...

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The Best Biomimicry Courses and Certificates of 2022

Mar 29, 2022

Have you been thinking of expanding your biomimicry knowledge or looking to take a biomimicry course or Master's program, but don’t know where to start or which course to take? This article is here to help you by answering those lingering questions you may have. Below is a guide to assist...

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The Passing of Claire Janisch - When Great Trees Fall 🌳

Feb 09, 2022

Dear Change Makers

It is with earth-shaking sadness to share with you that our dear course director and facilitator, friend and colleague Claire Janisch, has passed away peacefully on Monday the 7th of Feb 2022, surrounded by family and friends, at her home in the Midlands, KwaZulu Natal,...

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How the Building Blocks of DNA Inspire the Future of Data Storage 🧬

Nov 17, 2021

A single gram of DNA is capable of storing 215 petabytes (215 million gigabytes)... Could all your digital data be stored as #DNA? MIT engineering believes that Nature holds the questions to answers we yet learnt how to ask ... including how #Nature stores data. 

On earth right now,...

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Biomimicry Careers - Designing the Future of Work for the 21st Century 💼

Sep 07, 2021

Hi Change Maker,

This article explores biomimicry careers, offers advice to biomimics-to-be on how to get started, and how we might design the future of work for the 21st century. This week I sat down with the Learn Biomimicry course creators, Claire Janisch and Jessica Berliner, to find out...

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