Cork bars water, dissolved ions and gases: cork oak - Ask Nature - the Biomimicry Design Portal: biomimetics, architecture, biology, innovation inspired by nature, industrial design

Cork bars water, dissolved ions and gases: cork oak - Ask Nature - the Biomimicry Design Portal: biomimetics, architecture, biology, innovation inspired by nature, industrial design

The remains of an albatross chick lie on Midway Atoll, a tiny stretch of sand that is one of the world's most remote marine sanctuaries. Nesting chicks fill their bellies with plastic as their parents collect and feed them bits that look to them like food. As a result, tens of thousands of albatross chicks die from starvation, choking, internal bleeding, and poisoning each year.

The remains of an albatross chick lie on Midway Atoll, a tiny stretch of sand that is one of the world's most remote marine sanctuaries. Nesting chicks fill their bellies with plastic as their parents collect and feed them bits that look to them like food. As a result, tens of thousands of albatross chicks die from starvation, choking, internal bleeding, and poisoning each year.

Lifespans predictable at early age—Worm study suggests that activity in mitochondria determines ageing

Lifespans predictable at early age—Worm study suggests that activity in mitochondria determines ageing

Yamuna River, India  The Yamuna is the largest tributary of the Ganges River. Where it flows through Delhi, it's estimated that 58 percent of the city's waste gets dumped straight into the river. Millions of Indians still rely on these murky, sewage-filled waters for washing, waste disposal and drinking water.

Yamuna River, India The Yamuna is the largest tributary of the Ganges River. Where it flows through Delhi, it's estimated that 58 percent of the city's waste gets dumped straight into the river. Millions of Indians still rely on these murky, sewage-filled waters for washing, waste disposal and drinking water.

Korkeiche

Korkeiche

Korkast etwa 90cm lang - KORK24

Korkast etwa 90cm lang - KORK24

Quercus suber - Korkeiche

Quercus suber - Korkeiche

Artenvielfalt dank Kork

Artenvielfalt dank Kork

quercus suber

quercus suber

Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search