Janine Benyus: 12 sustainable design ideas from nature

http://www.ted.com In this inspiring talk about recent developments in biomimicry, Janine Benyus provides heartening examples of ways in which nature is alre…

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Jolly Infidel says:

I kinda like her but I also suspect she twists what happens around her to
justify her point….! also she uses sciences she only knows the basics of
to justify her cause…! but still she is pretty good so I don’t know why
she as to exaggerate? And we know you are a lesbian so why not call your
partner you girlfriend or lover because only gays say partner because they
hold a little bit of shame for being gay… which you shouldn’t …. good
intelligent woman thumbs up never the less :)

vladimir betcher says:

we just need to copy the #ideas #designs and #information #nature give us
to solve our #problems without #copyright #patents #politics and #money 

Te Gan says:

Hmmm design…where did it come from?
Thank you for pursuing what God has given us free of charge..
Love you scientists… You just keep proving His existence.
From the depths of the ocean to the tops of mountains life here on Earth
has been given the ability to continue. Let’s hope we continue to learn
these lessons that intelligent people are now acknowledging.. 

Theresa Southam says:

I love the biomimicry movement! Its the most inspiring thing going right
now.

geoff gibson says:

“Biomimicry (from bios, meaning life, and mimesis, meaning to imitate) is a
design discipline that seeks sustainable solutions by emulating nature’s
time-tested patterns and strategies, e.g., a solar cell inspired by a leaf.
The core idea is that Nature, imaginative by necessity, has already solved
many of the problems we are grappling with: energy, food production,
climate control, non-toxic chemistry, transportation, packaging, and a
whole lot more.”

Irreverent Monk says:

Answer= A network!
Biomimicry and green technology. Fast forward to c 10mins if short of
time…
Janine Benyus: 12 sustainable design ideas from nature
Also Janine’s institute: http://www.biomimicry.net/

Earthgoddess winton says:

Great Video Janie Benyus, it is so exciting to learn about this new design
focus. Thank you. 

Bennett Hall says:

Biomimicy 3.8 – a brilliant piece on TED design inspired by Nature
-something being studied by the likes of Boeing, Burts Bees, HOK
architecture, IDEO, Stanford and so on. Think Evolution Meets Creation or
simply what can nature teach us.

roshna Evans says:

super exciting correlations!

Maria Verdicchio says:

I am always inspired by Jenine Benyus – and nature! We humans are a bit
slow on the uptake sometimes. Instead of ‘re-inventing the wheel’ we need
to observe nature for its advice.

Beach Witch says:

This is a BeachWitch – Must Watch- Moment!

MsGnor says:

Janine speaks beautifully. Love this talk.

Mac Kroupensky says:

brilliant!

Andrew Humphrey, CBM says:

“These organisms have figured out a way to do the amazing things they do
while taking care of the place that’s going to take care of their
offspring… That’s the biggest design challenge.” – Janine Benyus,
Biomimicry Expert at TED2005, 2/2005 | Click on the video and watch while
remaining on Google+. | What do you think?

carrie a. dyer says:

amazing. 

Earlgarth Greaves says:

“Go to the ant…” Amazing

Pedro Almeida says:

Sustainability is all around us…

A worth seeing idea(s)!

SunCastNews -Joe David Lacy says:

Sustainable Engineering thru Biomimicry of nature.

OSHbots says:

Great presentation, excellent speaker.

Jenny Winder says:

Now that’s how it should be done, make no mistake if we don’t start
thinking like this we’re screwed.
Janine Benyus: 12 sustainable design ideas from nature

Andrew Carpenter says:

Answer= A network!
Biomimicry and green technology. Fast forward to c 10mins if short of
time…
Janine Benyus: 12 sustainable design ideas from nature
Also Janine’s institute: http://www.biomimicry.net/

Emiliana Chávez says:

“Biomimicry (from bios, meaning life, and mimesis, meaning to imitate) is a
design discipline that seeks sustainable solutions by emulating nature’s
time-tested patterns and strategies, e.g., a solar cell inspired by a leaf.
The core idea is that Nature, imaginative by necessity, has already solved
many of the problems we are grappling with: energy, food production,
climate control, non-toxic chemistry, transportation, packaging, and a
whole lot more.”

MONTYthePYTHON says:

@kerrymckenna hopefully it turns out that way….there’s always the chance
that we don’t improve and the human race dies off or ends up in chaos. =

kallistiX1 says:

This is the problem with people taking the word of pundits about matters of
science: not a single one of those things prohibits the forming of organics
in the early Earth history (one actually points TOWARD a possibility of how
this occurred). They pose difficulties but not insurmountable ones nor do
those factors represent the totality of the chemistry or biochemistry. New
discoveries are showing MORE not LESS evidence for this. Even reanalysis of
old experiments is yielding such results.

ozredneck22 says:

“……and that nature actually encourages such things.” . Wrong, all the
discoveries of chemistry reveal the problems of amino acid racemisation,
amino acid Chirality, oxidization, UV degradation and hydrolysis.
Naturalism would predict life forming easily and readily since it would be
“natural” but all the joys, hopes and wishes of those that subscribe to
Naturalism have been quashed, the despair is evident in their scientific
writings and demonstrated by 150 years of scientific experiments.

Melissa Brooks says:

Very informative.

wrodpressthemes says:

Excellent

Atomic Friendo says:

@christheskitz I agree….someone should put him out of our misery :)-~

adMezil says:

@sw33t65 hahaha i am :P

007dawn says:

I wasn’t looking for this but something else…but I’m glad I ran across
this. This is pretty cool. Thank you.

DJplastelina says:

This video is so 2007…

Zieq Hakim says:

Doing it now for 1st year architecture, Technology of Design.

overthehill says:

truely the mind of the Almighty God

JUICEEBOX says:

@iruletheworld4ever LOL I am :P

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