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Our video picks: This World Water Day, Science Insider introduces nature's water-saving experts
This World Water Day, we're asking, how will we beat the world's water crisis? Science Insider says one tiny beetle could be the answer.
Nature's answer to climate change impacts this World Water DayIn fighting climate change, nature could teach us our biggest lessons. Take this machine learning-based ocean microorganism preservation project, for instance. Now, according to Science Insider, one big (or small) source of inspiration could come from the Namib Desert Beetle. Why are scientists rushing to study its exoskeleton as a way to help overcome the water crisis?
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3 examples of scientists using biomimicry for human improvement
Humans are innovative but has it been done before? Learning from and mimicking nature for human designs is known as biomimicry. Find out how inspiring nature truly is when scientists utilise biomimicry in order to successfully create intelligent mechanisms:
Reducing carbon dioxide and making cement
How a kingfisher helped an engineer
Biobots inspired by nature
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How technology made From Kurils With Love possible
While From Kurils with Love was getting airtime at various festivals during the first half of 2020, the overwhelming feedback seemed to be: how can we see more of the Kurils? How can we learn more about the Kurils? How can we understand the challenges that Vladimir Burkanov is facing on his mission to protect the Kurils?