Balance ~ Sam Fuller

The project I ended up completing for Herbarium was way beyond anything I could have imagined myself developing before taking on the Herbarium Studio. The guidence I was given along the way was truly ground breaking because it was able to direct my creation on...

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NaturaPlay : Jaide-Scarlet Begg

NaturaPlay is a mobile based application that provides tools, knowledge and inspiration for little and big kids to connect with nature in their everyday lives. The NaturaPlay project makes use of technology to enhance social relationships,...

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Are plants intelligent? New book says yes.

A new book, Brilliant Green, argues that not only are plants intelligent and sentient, but that we should consider their rights, especially in the midst of the Sixth Mass Extinction Read about the book here

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The Economics of Biophilia

Why designing with nature in mind makes financial sense Biophilia, the innate human attraction to nature, is a concept that has been recognized for several decades by the scientific and design communities, and intuitively for hundreds of...

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Melbourne Museum Visit: Will Karris

Through this trip to the Melbourne Museum, I gained a good insight into plant life and its importance toward the ecosystem and how some plants are crucial for our life and the life of other animals. The first exhibition we saw...

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Why Biomimicy isn’t enough: Alex Marshall

The term ‘biomimicry’ comes from the Latin words bio - meaning life and mimises - meaning to imitate and refers to referencing for design ideas. It is 'the conscious emulation of life's genius'. A popular example of biomimicry is Velcro, which was invented by Georges...

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Terrariums

This post originally appeared in Design Sponge: by Amy Azzarito Read the Article Here

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Anna Atkins

This post was published and Updated here by Phil Edwards on March 16, 2015, 6:30 a.m. ET @PhilEdwardsInc phil.edwards@vox.com read the Article here Anna Atkins is best known for her haunting photographs of a unlikely subject: British algae. With her work she changed...

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Industrial engineer quits job to plant mini-forests everywhere

Read Post on Treehugger Sami Grover (@samigrover) Science / Natural Sciences October 8, 2014 Video screen capture TED “Social entrepreneurship is overhyped,” said the 2014 TED fellow. Instead, he wants to make afforestation — the transformation of bare land into...

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‘Mushroom Death Suit’

Photos Credited to: infinityburialproject.com Mushroom Death Suit: Jae Rhim Lee, an MIT research fellow started to investigate methods to assist natural decomposition of the human body. She was inspired to investigate this after her research into the...

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