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Innovation and Biomimicry

Innovation and Biomimicry

Sometimes Mother Nature could use a boost and when we work with her natural systems, she can reward us with a blueprint for success. EcoSense explores three creative and wildly different examples of biomimicry. We visit Mushroom Mountain and learn how the potential uses of fantastic fungi go way beyond salad - including as organic pesticides, medicine and even a possible solution to world hunger.
S4 E4 Length 26:49 Premiere: 5.17.20

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EcoSense for Living

About EcoSense for Living

Thought-provoking series of eco-topics ranging from reconnecting kids to nature, green jobs, and healthy lifestyles limiting the impacts of toxins on our home and bodies. The series aims to empower viewers with practical solutions geared toward saving money, treading lighter on the planet, and improving quality of life.

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Fashioned for the Planet

Explore alternatives to fast and cheap fashion. From upcycling vintage clothes to buying and selling through consignment, to clothes made from scraps rescued from the landfill, EcoSense reveals fashion choices that look good on the planet.

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Wild Healing

In his book, Our Wild Calling, journalist Richard Louv challenges us to understand and appreciate our link to animals, domestic and wild. Dr. Cassandra Quave, an ethnobotanist from Emory University, leads an international team searching for plant-based medicines to replace failing antibiotics. Krista Schlyer, an international conservation photographer, explores animals roam across our southern border.

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Innovation & Biomimicry

EcoSense explores three creative and different examples of biomimicry. A visit to Mushroom Mountain reveals how the potential uses of fantastic fungi go beyond salad. At the Emory Water Hub, mimicking Mother Nature leads to cleaning 400,000 gallons of water per day - without using the city's water treatment system. And at Georgia Aquarium and Zoo Atlanta, organizations around the country use data to ensure the survival of many diverse species.

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Return of the Buffalo

The Lakota people of the Rosebud Reservation are bringing a wild buffalo herd back to regenerate their land and independence.

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The Agriculture Evolution

Practices like tilling, adding chemical fertilizers and leaving fields exposed rob nutrients from soil. Small farms are doing big things and clever growers are making microscopic changes that yield results.

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3 Billion Birds

A study shows that one in four birds has vanished in the last fifty years. The good news is that when humans manage habitats with birds in mind, species can not only survive but flourish. From the Great Plains to the marshes of the southeast, explore how we can save the wonderful world of birds.

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Wild Things Return

Focusing on diverse habitats from Florida and Georgia to South Dakota and Montana, we track the progress of several species whose survival depends on active conservation management. From Black-footed ferrets and prairie dogs to Red-cockaded woodpeckers and Indigo snakes, get a sneak peek behind the scenes at what it takes to resettle animals into their native habitats.

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Wild Crossings - S4 E1

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Grizzlies, Wolves, & The Endangered Species Act - S3 E1

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Innovation & Biomimicry

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Wild Healing

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Fashioned for the Planet

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Season 4 Episodes

Innovation and Biomimicry

S4 E4 Length 26:49 Premiere Date 5.17.20

Wild Healing

S4 E3 Length 26:47 Premiere Date 5.10.20

Fashioned for the Planet

S4 E2 Length 26:47 Premiere Date 5.3.20

Wild Crossings

S4 E1 Length 26:47 Premiere Date 4.26.20

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