Explore how biomimicry is shaping sustainable design and innovation in a variety of fields.
Learning from humpback whales how to create efficient wind power
Learning from termites how to create sustainable buildings
Learning from kingfishers how to break through boundaries
Learning from prairies how to grow food in resilient ways
Learning from mosquitos to create “a nicer needle”
Learning from dolphins how to send signals underwater
Interest in biomimicry has skyrocketed over the past decade, and there are now thousands of resources—including books, articles, videos, lesson plans, groups, training programs, and more—available to folks who want to learn, teach, and practice this valuable problem solving approach.
Before you go down a rabbit hole of links, let us take a moment to remind you to go outside, too! Biomimicry offers a whole new way of seeing the world around you. Practice sitting quietly in nature and observing with a curious mind. What do you notice about the plants and animals in your area? What relationships do you see? What patterns? It’s amazing what can be revealed to you when you really start to look.