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"The more our world functions like the natural world, the more likely we are to endure on this home that is ours, but not ours alone."
~ Janine Benyus





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You’ve read the book, you’ve seen a lecture or attended a workshop, you’re inspired and want to know more!  The resources available on this website provide a good starting point for your learning adventure.  The What is Biomimicry section of our website provides the basics of biomimicry.  The Education section provides information on learning opportunities provided by the Institute as well biomimicry-related activities going on at academic institutions around the world.  Exploring the Case Studies will give you a feel for how biomimcry plays out by emulating nature's forms, processes, and systems.   The Media section is where you can find videos, articles, and links highligting who is doing what with biomimicry around the world.   Welcome to the adventure!

Reading Lists

If you haven’t read it already, Janine Benyus’ book Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature is a must read. This book is the book that started us all down the biomimicry path with a new sense of hope and purpose. For all, it’s a great read. For many, it’s life changing.

If you’ve read Janine’s book, what should you read next? The Biomimicry Reading List (below) will help guide you through the many fascinating facets of biomimicry, from basic biology to engineering innovation to deep economy. We recommend that you start your reading adventure by selecting books from the areas that capture your attention most, and then challenge yourself to read from areas outside your discipline.

> Biomimicry Reading List (MS Excel / 32 K)

> Biomimicry Reading List (MS Word / 58 K)


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