Mimicking Nature’s Marvel to Build our Future | Richard James MacCowan | TEDxIITGuwahati

Richard James MacCowan is a biofuturist and founder of Biomimicry Innovation Lab. Being from a family of travelers, he talks about Climate change, biodiversity loss, deforestation, and other factors that influence the frequency and emergence of drought, declining pollinators, severe storms, and infectious diseases. He further talks about the relation of Planetary Health with the above-mentioned issues and how disciplinary collaborations against national boundaries play a major role in understanding these challenges. Richard James MacCowan is the Founder and Creative Director of Biomimicry Innovation Lab and Biomimicry UK Foundation. Involved with multiple global ventures tackling climate change, grain storage, and farmer’s rights, Richard is one of the most entertaining and informative speakers in the world. Working at the intersection of Nature, Design and Development, Richard brings in a new perspective to sustainable innovation. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx