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Ayda Uraz

Communications Intern

Santa Rosa, California

Ayda joined the Biomimicry Institute as an intern in June of 2015, bringing her education in sustainable design to her work telling stories from the biomimicry community.

"With a background in design, I aim to use biomimicry to further environmental sustainability and improve the relationship between people and their physical environment."

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The Biomimicry Institute’s Global Design Challenge invites students and independent professionals to address critical sustainability issues using nature as a guide.

Why AskNature?

Nature has already solved many of the problems we are grappling with. Animals, plants, and microbes are the consummate engineers. After billions of years of research and development, failures are fossils, and what surrounds us is the secret to survival.

Check out A World of Solutions, a five-minute film narrated by Morgan Freeman, produced by Lyn Lear, and directed by Louie Schwartzberg, for a clear reminder of the sustainable world that already surrounds us.