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Oh what a wonderful world, lovely reminder video from the #biomimicry MOOC on Canvas.

Originally uploaded by the BBC on Dec 7, 2011 on their youtube channel: youtube.com/bbc re uploaded for everyone thats not located in the UK and can't view i...
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"Morgan Freeman narrates the greatest story of our generation - the
story of the human journey at this critical moment in time. Of all the
stories to belong to, this is the story to be a part of. Don't watch it
from the sidelines. Don't wait for the experts to figure it out. Ask
yourself: how can I become one of the weavers of the story? It's a...
tapestry with 7 billion threads. What contribution do I want to make?
If you're not yet contributing to this story in some way, ask yourself
why not? This is a story for everyone." http://youtu.be/rRSxQBy2sDY

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BABN and friends mentioned in Inc. Check it out!

Inc. is the only major business magazine edited exclusively to guide CEOs and owners of small-to-midsize companies to success. Inc. provides fresh, insightful analyses to give the major players in the business world the tools they need to excel. Each issue uses real life examples of strategies, case…
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Check out this fascinating example of bio-assisted technology. Mediated Matter Group from MIT explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication in architecture:
http://matter.media.mit.edu/environ…/details/silk-pavillion…

� 2014 MIT Media Lab 2013 � CNC Deposited Silk Fiber & Silkworm Construction MIT Media Lab Prof. Neri Oxman , Markus Kayser , Jared Laucks , Carlos David Gonzalez Uribe , Jorge Duro-Royo The Silk Pavilion explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication on product and architectur…
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Read Tamsin's awesome article. She is an evolutionary biologist writing about biomimicry for organizational change. How can our human organizations can mimic super collaborators like ants and honeybees? She is trying out Kickstarter as a way to leverage collective intelligence to fund the finishing touches (you can pre-order here). Thanks for reading and your support!
http://kck.st/ZIn1eA

How do other species collaborate when resources are scarce or unpredictable? Discover 6 core values biology can teach business.
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Register for this webinar to learn about the promise of Biomimicry in building Biophilic Cities--it's tomorrow!

Biophilic Cities and the New Global NetworkTim Beatley, September 24, 12:30pm EST What are Biophilic Cities? What do they look and feel like and what makes them biophilic? Beatley will address these questions, describing the history of biophilia and exploring some of the main ways in which cities ar…
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The Biomimicry Institute empowers people to create nature-inspired solutions for a healthy planet.
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It always comes back to the Nautilus shell!

The Nautilus shell-shaped turbines could fit on rooftops of houses or buildings in urban environments.
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Great article that just came out on Forbes.com about how biomimicry can streamline business: http://www.forbes.com/…/biomimicry-how-nature-can-streamli…/

Biomimicry – innovation inspired by forms, processes and systems found in nature – is a tool that allows companies to develop a new class of products and services.
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What can we learn from the oldest inhabitants on earth?

For nearly a decade, photographer Rachel Sussman has been traveling the globe in search of the world's oldest living things. From the Mojave Desert to the Australian Outback to Greenland's icy expanses, she captures portraits of life forms so relentl...
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Order tickets via Eventbrite:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/april-2014-bay-area-biomimicry-…

The Bay Area Biomimicry Network is swarming again! Join us on April 23 to connect with fellow biomimicry enthusiasts and exercise our creative synapses. As always, colleagues and friends are encouraged to join.

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April ushers in the transformative days of spring, and with it, brings a metamorphosing Bay Area Biomimicry Network. Join us to learn about our vision for developing a Network capable of impacting and effecting the Bay Area more than ever before. Ready to move beyond simple advocacy of Biomimicry? Find out what it will take to make the Bay Area a more well-adapting region, focusing on innovating our infrastructure, food, water, and energy systems.

Ray Lucchesi will present how building collaborative relationships and integrated processes results in transformational outcomes for human and ecological systems. He will describe how building social, human, and natural capital, using Biomimicry and living systems to frame conversations, can catalyze innovation to make the Bay Area a more well-adapting region.

We hope you can join us for this special Swarm at the DLA Piper office.


Getting There


The DLA Piper buiding is located at 555 Mission Street, Suite 2400 between 1st St and 2nd St, one block from the Montgomery St BART station.
Public parking is available at the 5th & Mission St. parking garage.
Bike parking is also available at the west end of the 5th & Mission garage.


At the Event


Doors open at 6pm - come early and meet fellow biomimicry enthusiasts.

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Event coming up in just under two weeks at HOK. RSVP today! Bay Area Biomimicry will be presenting at HOK SF's open house.

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Written by 2013 Northern CA #biomimicry specialist cohort member, Victoria Kindred Keziah:
http://www.sustainablebrands.com/…/hedgehogs_whole_systems_…

The Hedgehog Principle, the notion that great leaders have the ability to discern and relentlessly pursue the one thing that they can be
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You may enjoy this post! Bringing #Biomimicry to Market: Impact Investing Inspired by Nature.

Articles and commentaries on impact investing, cleantech, CSR, sustainability and philanthropy sectors.
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Please join us TOMORROW at 1 pm EST for a Tweet Chat hosted by TreeHugger on the Biomimicry Student Design Challenge. Use #biomimicry to join!

Talk to you then!

The new AskNature.org has been released! Check it out here: http://www.asknature.org/

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