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Green Chemistry and Design from Nature
Learning from nature is not the same as learning about nature. Green chemistry is chemistry in nature... and the chemistry of our "near future". It's happening now!
You might find this video a mind blowing imagination exercise for the holidays. It's an amazing overview of some of the progress being made with biomimicy applied to materials, CO2 solutions...all really huge solutions for our huge problems.
Learning FROM the natural world is not the same as learning ABOUT the natural world. Janine Benyus brings us new insights about solving problems by taking the genius of the natural world and learning processes...not just mimicing or domesticating nature.
Life adds "information" to matter and gives it structure for functionality. Life doesn't deal with "things" divorced from functionality. Biological and business challenges are looking at nature to get us through stymied challenges.