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Biomimicry Show for Kids on YouTube!

Posted on January 21, 2016 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (2)

BIOMIMICRY SHOW

This is a biomimicry episode in the First Season of the TECHNORATI TV Show , that targets young tech minds. 

Check it out and share it with your kids!

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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

Posted on August 14, 2015 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)



Our very own Colleen Mahoney has been selected to participate as a judge in the Global Biomimicry Design Challenge.

The theme of  this years' competition is food security.

"Look to the abundance of lessons nature has to offer and develop a biomimetic design that solves an important food system challenge while protecting the health of our planet." (*excerpted from challen...

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Join us for Bio Blitz June 6th at Dillon Beach

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Join us at Dillon Beach - June 6th for a Bio Blitz event!


http://www.inaturalist.org/projects/dillon-beach-biomimicry-bioblitz-2015

Meet us at Dillon Beach on June 6th for a Bio Blitz. Bring your iPhone to record your observations and document them with iNaturalist....

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It's in the Water

Posted on February 3, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (2)

What you can do about marine debris.


Here in the bay area we are surrounded by water so it's no wonder that we want to keep it as beautiful and as pristine as possible to pass on to future generations. What can you do? Want to help but don't know where to start or what to do to really make a difference? Here are a couple of upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Just click on either Save the Bay or

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AKBN Hero: John Muir

Posted on January 14, 2015 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 

The first time Muir saw Yosemite, he wrote in his journal that he was “overwhelmed by the landscape, scrambling down steep cliff faces to get a closer look at the waterfalls, whooping and howling at the vistas, jumping tirelessly from flower to flower.” -- John Muir


Image credit: "John Muir 1912" by Underwood & Underwood available from the

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The Public Trashes Art

Posted on January 14, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Kaleidoscope of Trash RALEIGH — A new public art installation at one of the city’s garbage and recycling facilities encourages viewers to think about their role in minimizing waste in their communities.


Image credit: Midtown Raleigh News article by Sarah Barr January 21, 2014

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Trashing a Harbor

Posted on January 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Waterwheel Collects Trash



Image credit: NPR News June 23, 2014 By Julia Botero: Baltimore’s Water Wheel Keeps on Turning, Pulling in Tons of Trash

 

Baltimore's Inner Harbor is a city landmark teeming with tourists, restaurants and ...

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Kids' Voices

Posted on January 14, 2015 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

A Force For Change




Whether you're thinking about youth as consumers, future policy makers or global citizens, the question of whether children and young people should be involved in business decisions cannot be answered simply.


Children under the age of 18 make up almost one third of the global population and so have a huge stake in the market and can be a powerful force...

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Epidemic of Plastic

Posted on January 13, 2015 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The Key is Education




Leslie Tamminen, director of the Clean Seas Coalition and part of Seventh Generation Advisors, agrees that stopping the epidemic of plastic waste takes more than bans and laws. It takes “wide and sustainable changes in consumer behav...

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Disconnecting

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Wilderness and the Millennial


Image credit: Sierra Club article Wild Connections by Jeff Wagner


There's a growing hunger in my generation for something raw and true. To be on the loose, free from traffic jams, professional references, and masses of people lost in the pale ...

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