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Biomimicry Explained

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Nature holds the key to more efficient and sustainable technological innovation.

In an effort to use the 3.8 billion years of Earths history to learn how to live more sustainably, biologists and designers are teaming up and turning to nature. In this interview with Jill Fehrenbacher from Inhabitat, Janine Benyus explains how we can borrow from nature to create more efficient wind farms and better solar panels.