Sponsors & Partners
The Whoopee Fund
The Joshua Max Simon Foundation
The Ayrshire Foundation
SupportersThe Kassel-Backer Family Foundation
IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Rocky Mountain Institute
UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)
WiserEarth & The Natural Capital Institute
ZERI (Zero Emissions Research & Initiatives)
The Biomimicry Institute would like to acknowledge and offer special thanks to Rocky Mountain Institute with whom we collaborated on the first beta version of the Biomimicry Design Portal. We would also like to thank John Abele and the Argosy Foundation for their early-stage financial support of this work. We offer heartfelt thanks to the Biomimicry Guild for providing our "starter culture" of data for AskNature.
The Biomimicry Institute would also like to acknowledge and offer gratitude to the following individuals and organizations that contributed to the vision of AskNature.
Dayna Baumeister—Biomimicry Guild
Lynelle Preston Cameron—Autodesk
Jeremy Faludi—Faludi Designs
David Fox—Board Member, The Biomimicry Institute
Carl Hastrich—Ontario College of Arts and Design
Bruce Hinds—Ontario College of Arts and Design
Alexis Karolides—Rocky Mountain Institute
Amory Lovins—Rocky Mountain Institute
John Webb—Google, Inc.
And many others too numerous to list—interns, those who entered data, and others who contributed in so many valuable ways. We thank you all.