Biomimicry | Environmental Science

Biomimicry | Environmental Science

Biomimicry Institute: Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Winners Phalanx Cladding Idea: Retrofit large buildings in hot coastal urban areas with triple layer exterior insulation to reflect and dissipate heat. Biological Inspiration: Camel nostrils, cactus...
Five Surprising Things About Backyard Chickens

Five Surprising Things About Backyard Chickens

It’s been at least four years since we got our first chickens. I had a few clear ideas when we started our suburban free range adventures; I expected eggs, and I expected the chooks to walk around eating bugs, grass, and weed seeds, scratching their own poop...