Welcome to Asking Nature

Inspired ideas from the forefront of nature-inspired design

by , Manager, Communications, Biomimicry Institute

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There’s never been a better time to be a nature-inspired innovator.

With steady calls to action to reverse centuries of damage to our home planet, we know that we cannot keep on our present course. We not only need actionable tools to help us redesign the most toxic elements of our world today, but we need to adopt a wider philosophy that imbues all of our everyday actions with a deep understanding that our resources are finite and precious.

a deeply hopeful design approach

That’s where biomimicry comes in. It’s a deeply hopeful design approach — one that maintains that we can build a more regenerative world by doing one simple thing: Asking Nature.

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Biomimicry Global Network Leaders Gathering, 2014

share successes and challenges, and inspire innovators from all over the world

This blog is a celebration of biomimicry. It’s a space where we highlight the newest ideas and case studies from , share successes and challenges, and inspire innovators from all over the world to incorporate biomimicry into their work.

Whether you’re just discovering the awe-inspiring potential of biomimicry, or have been incorporating nature-inspired design in your work for years, this blog is for you. We hope you’ll use it as a resource to find inspiration, learn about what’s new and current, and share its content widely.

Plus, we want to hear your voice! If you would like to contribute a post to this blog, please contact Erin () or Adiel (). We can’t wait to hear from you.

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The Biomimicry Institute empowers people to create nature-inspired solutions for a healthy planet.

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