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Kincentric Ecology

By |2019-11-22T14:51:48+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

Case Study Kincentric Ecology Taking care of the land, and being cared for by the land Partners Involved: The Raramuri Type of Partnership: Indigenous Partnership Models: Nourisher, Regenerator Indigenous people view themselves and nature as part of an ecological family with shared origins.  The concept of Kincentric ecology, or or [...]

Aboriginal Fire Hunting

By |2019-11-22T14:50:55+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

Case Study Aboriginal Fire Hunting Hunting and species repopulation Partners Involved: Aboriginal hunters Type of Partnership: Indigenous Partnership Models: Nourisher, Regenerator Aboriginal hunters use fire to clear land and improve the search for game, while consequently promoting regrowth, habitat enhancement and species repopulation. For tens of thousands of years, the [...]

African Honeyguide Birds

By |2019-11-22T14:49:54+00:00November 21st, 2019|

Case Study African Honeyguide Birds Leading hunters to honey Partners Involved: African honeyguide birds, hunters Type of Partnership: Indigenous Partnership Models: Sensor Honey guides and honey gatherers: interspecies communication in a symbiotic relationship to identifying honey. In a symbiotic relationship believed to be thousands—maybe even millions of years old—honeyguide birds [...]

Tree Monks

By |2019-11-22T14:48:29+00:00November 20th, 2019|

Case Study Tree Monks Ordaining trees for conservation Partners Involved: Buddhist Monks, Forest trees Type of Partnership: Indigenous Partnership Models: Educator By attributing sacred status to forest trees, ecology monks are preventing illegal deforestation and raising awareness among local populations about the value of nature, and promoting sustainable agricultural practices. [...]

LanzaTech Bacteria

By |2019-11-22T14:47:27+00:00November 19th, 2019|

Case Study LanzaTech Bacteria Fueling sustainable transportation Partners Involved: Bacteria, LanzaTech Type of Partnership: Win-Neutral for Public and Planet Partnership Models: Isolator, Purifier This circular economy model of carbon recycling uses bacteria to mitigate climate change and pollution by converting gases from industry, agriculture and society into useful products. Bacteria [...]

Soil Security

By |2019-11-22T14:46:26+00:00November 18th, 2019|

Case Study Soil Security Ensuring human food and climate security Partners Involved: Soils, French government, CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research), IRD (French Research Institute for Development), INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research), CIRAD (French Agricultural Research and International Cooperation organization) Type of Partnership: Win-Neutral for Public and [...]

Breath Easy

By |2019-11-22T14:45:24+00:00November 17th, 2019|

Case Study Breath Easy Air purifying plants Partners Involved: Plants, Breath Easy Type of Partnership: Win-Neutral for Public and Planet Partnership Models: Purifier, Isolator For the public, preserving healthy soils is ensuring vital ecosystem services such as food security, water purification and carbon capture. For the planet, it ensures healthy [...]

ICARUS

By |2019-11-22T14:43:59+00:00November 16th, 2019|

Case Study ICARUS Early warning goats Partners Involved: Animals (goats, elephants, felines, birds, …) and scientists Type of Partnership: Win-Neutral for Public and Planet Partnership Models: Data Partner Using animals as “intelligent sensors” to predict natural disasters could save thousands of human lives and enable bringing more people to safety. [...]

HeroRats

By |2019-11-22T14:42:56+00:00November 15th, 2019|

Case Study HeroRats Working towards health and peace Partners Involved: APOPO, African giant pouched rats Type of Partnership: Win-Neutral for Public and Planet Partnership Models: Sensor, Therapist The rats are extremely well cared for. However, this partnership does not provide a regenerative benefit to the wider African giant pouched rat [...]

Microalgae Biofaçade

By |2019-11-22T14:41:45+00:00November 14th, 2019|

Case Study Microalgae Biofaçade Powering buildings Partners Involved: Microalgae, Designers Type of Partnership: Win-Neutral for Public and Planet Partnership Models: Life Force, Isolator For the public, incorporating microalgae into building walls provides a renewable energy source, regulates building temperature, and stores carbon. Architects and designers are looking to embed plant-based [...]