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The Biomimicry Institute was founded in 2005 by science writer and consultant Janine Benyus, in response to overwhelming interest in the subject following the publication of her book, Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. The Biomimicry Institute does not conduct its own research; rather, it serves as a clearinghouse and resource for those who do.
The preeminent source for environmental news online, plus an added touch of humor to soften the tough-news edges. Top features include the Grist List of hot topics, a weekly podcast and a "greenwashing" crew keeping tabs on companies making "green" claims.
Breaking news headlines, feature articles and columns, blogs, discussion boards and handy tools for measuring your carbon footprint and building a greener home -- all backed by the resources and visibility of one of the Web's top destinations.
Leading commercial site for sustainability blogs, newsletters, videos and a weekly radio segment, usually with an optimistic edge. "Knowing that apocalyptic predictions tend to paralyze the masses instead of mobilizing them, we also prefer an enthusiastic, upbeat outlook."
A blog devoted to "street-level" green living -- topics range from cloth diapers and kid-friendly green products to heavy metal bands with an eco-friendly (and loud) message.
One of the oldest and most comprehensive sources for sustainability news, blog directories and online resources. Site features a database of thousands of environmental resources and also provides Web services to non-profits.