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JANINE BENYUS

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Sharkskin, Hippo Sweat and the Wood-Wide Web: From Flat Earth to Whole Earth Thinking - Janine Benyus and Jay Harman | Bioneers Radio Series 14

Bioneers: Revolution From the Heart of Nature | Bioneers Radio Series

The genius of nature’s design, recipes and principles is serving as the inspiration for redesigning human civilization. This Biomimicry revolution is spawning a next industrial revolution. Biomimicry masters Janine Benyus and Jay Harman illuminate the forefront of nature-inspired design, including human organization and the power of networks. For more information about this show visit: https://bioneers.org/sharkskin-hippo-sweat-and-the-wood-wide-web-from-flat-earth-to-whole-earth-thinking-janine/

28mins

18 May 2020

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Janine Benyus Pioneer of Biomimicry and Global Leader in Sustainable Design

Go Green Radio

Tune in as we talk with Janine Benyus about how she has helped some of the world’s top companies design for the future by drawing inspiration from 3.8 billion years of nature’s blueprint. Benyus has worked with companies like Boeing, Colgate-Palmolive, Nike, General Electric, Herman Miller, HOK architects, IDEO, Interface, Natura, Procter and Gamble, Levi’s, Kohler, and General Mills to create sustainable product designs. In 2010, BusinessWeek named Janine one of the World’s Most Influential Designers, and her work in biomimicry has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Newsweek, Esquire, The Economist, Time, Wired, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Nature, and more.

55mins

3 Apr 2020

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026 SoundAffect: Janine Benyus on 3.8 billion-year-old solutions to today's design challenges/ Appalachian Magazine

SoundAffect

Author and Co-Founder of Biomimicry 3.8 Janine Benyus sits down with host Megan Hayes to explain the art and science of biomimicry and how nature may hold the key to the biggest scientific and social challenges of our time.

37mins

15 Aug 2018

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JANINE BENYUS on Redesigning Society Based on Nature ⌠ENCORE⌡ /71

For The Wild

In an age of natural exploitation and capitalism, under the westward expansion of the settler colonial mindset, we have veered far off the path of right relations. Severance from seven generations thinking has left a falsehood of limitlessness, and we stand at at a critical crossroads for all life on Earth...

9 Aug 2018

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Episode 5 - Janine Benyus: Innovation Inspired by Nature

The Next Voice You Hear

Janine is what she likes to call a "biologist at the design table". who in 1997 authored, Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, a book that remains extraordinarily relevant to this day. In short, Janine and the Biomimicry Institute solve some of the worlds most complex design problems by looking to the natural world and its endless database of evolutionary solutions. Since 2003, they have been bringing nature’s sustainable designs to 250+ clients including Boeing, Colgate-Palmolive, Nike, General Electric, Herman Miller, HOK architects, IDEO, Interface, Natura, Procter and Gamble, Levi’s, Kohler, and General Mills.In this episode, you will learn how a Galapagos shark, a peacock, and even your everyday forest hold the answers to incredible innovations in design and communications.SHOW NOTES:Janine Benyus - TEDGlobal 2009 Biomimicry InstituteAskNature - A Biological DatabaseBiomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature

34mins

17 Jul 2018

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JANINE BENYUS on Redesigning Society Based on Nature /71

For The Wild

Janine Benyus is the Co-founder of Biomimicry Institute. She is a biologist, innovation consultant, and author of six books, including Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. Janine encourages us to live by the questions, “What would nature do here?” And, “What wouldn’t nature do here?” This week, listen as she expounds upon the power of Biomimicry as a profound force for regeneration.

57mins

5 Apr 2018

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SFH #023: Learning From Nature’s Mentors with Janine Benyus, Co-Founder of Biomimicry 3.8

The School for Humanity

As a self-proclaimed “nature nerd”, Janine Benyus, is the Co-Founder of the Biomimicry Institute (a non-profit dedicated to making biology a natural part of the design process ), Founder of Biomimicry 3.8 ( the global leader in biomimicry innovation consulting, professional training, and educational program and curricula development) and author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired By Nature. On stage, she has shared two TED talks, hundreds of conference keynotes, and a dozen documentaries such as 11th Hour, Harmony, Second Nature: The Biomimicry Evolution, and The Nature of Things with David Suzuki, which aired in 71 countries. In this episode, we get to learn more about why she believes that the more people learn from nature’s mentors, the more they’ll want to protect them. Let’s AskNature and dive in, with Janine Benyus! — — — For more information on Biomimicry: https://biomimicry.org

42mins

15 Jan 2018

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Episode 7 - Janine Benyus

Regen360: Creating a Green Legacy

David meets with Janine Benyus, a self-proclaimed nature nerd, author and pioneer of biomimicry. David and Janine discuss her writings and how nature’s successes can inspire humanity.

40mins

6 Dec 2016

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The Biomimicry Network Effect | Janine Benyus

Bioneers: Ecological Design

The acclaimed biologist, innovation consultant and author Janine Benyus illuminates how the biomimicry community can collaborate with nature on a hot list of challenges that just can’t wait. Invoking leading-edge science, she shows how biological networks can provide a model to spread good ideas far and wide.This speech was given at the 2013 Bioneers Annual Conference.Since 1990, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the world's most pressing environmental and social challenges. To experience talks like this, please join us at the Bioneers National Conference each October, and regional Bioneers Resilient Community Network gatherings held nationwide throughout the year.For more information on Bioneers, please visit http://www.bioneers.org and stay in touch via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Bioneers.org) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/bioneers).

25mins

3 Aug 2016

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Biomimicry: Emulating Life’s Genius and Grace | Janine Benyus

Bioneers: Ecological Design

Applying the lens of nature-inspired design, Janine Benyus shares some of nature’s brilliant answers to the world’s most pressing environmental concerns, illustrated by inspiring real-world applications. Her Biomimicry Institute is guiding business transformation – the Next Industrial Revolution – by bringing biomimicry to the design table, and it’s starting to transform how businesses design and manufacture products. A waste-free, nontoxic, ultra-efficient technology is possible, if only we keep reminding ourselves to ask how nature would do it.This speech was given at the 2003 Bioneers Annual Conference.Since 1990, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the world's most pressing environmental and social challenges. To experience talks like this, please join us at the Bioneers National Conference each October, and regional Bioneers Resilient Community Network gatherings held nationwide throughout the year.For more information on Bioneers, please visit http://www.bioneers.org and stay in touch via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Bioneers.org) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/bioneers).

21mins

22 Mar 2016

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