1. How does nature support community? A special message from Janine Benyus – AskNature Nuggets

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    Visit biomimicry.net/give and thank you. AskNature Nuggets | Episode 25

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    • 2013-2014 Biomimicry Student Design Challenge

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      BiomimicryDesignChallenge.com Transportation connects us all. Whether it’s simply getting from home to work or using products shipped over distances near and far, in every region of the…

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      • How do sloths handle tension?

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        How does nature handle tension? If you sleep 10+ hours a day while suspended in a tree, you're going to be dealing with a lot of tension. No, we're not talking emotional turmoil but structural…

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        • How do penguins reduce drag in water? – AskNature Nuggets

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          Penguins can launch themselves out of the icy sea in a hurry: no jet-pack required. Let Biomimicry 3.8's Gretchen explain how. AskNature Nuggets | Episode 22 Thank you to Shutterstock.com…

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          • How do platypi sense? – AskNature Nuggets

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            We learned a bit about how nature senses from the star-nosed mole (https://vimeo.com/46782541) but now we turn our attention to the equally fascinating platypus. Let's learn how this venomous,…

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            • How do pangolins protect themselves? – AskNature Nuggets

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              Pangolins don’t have teeth and they can’t move very quickly, so they rely on their scales to protect themselves against predators and the biting ants that are their food source. When threatened,…

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              • How do paper wasps upcycle? – AskNature Nuggets

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                If you check under the eaves of your home or garage, you might notice that paper wasps have been busy building nests. Through wind, rain, and snow, those nests provide a sturdy and waterproof home…

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                • How do woodpeckers absorb shock? – AskNature Nuggets

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                  In this episode, zoologist and football fanatic Douglas Koester discusses what we can learn from the woodpecker, both on and off the field. Filmed on location at the Washington-Grizzly Stadium at…

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                  • How do closed-loop ecosystems recycle waste? – AskNature Nuggets

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                    In this episode, we sit back, relax, and explore the world of biomimicry beers. Can a brewery mimic a closed-loop ecosystem? Yes, and let's look to Montana's own Wildwood Brewery to see…

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