• Biomimicry is innovation inspired by nature. In a society accustomed to dominating or 'improving' nature, this respectful imitation is a radically new approach, a revolution really. Unlike the Industrial Revolution, the Biomimicry Revolution introduces an era based not on what we can extract from nature, but on what we can learn from her.

    Janine M. Benyus (2009). “Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature”, p.2, Harper Collins