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Biomimicry -- could we reconciliate technology and life? Tarik Chekchak at TEDxMinesNancy

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Published on Apr 6, 2014

French talk, subtitles coming soon. As corporate secretary of the Biomimicry Europa NGO, Cousteau's team Sciences and Environment director and expedition chief on polar boats, Tarik Chekchak is specialised in protecting biodiversity and in its multidisciplinary and integration management on territories. As an ecologist engineer, he is one of the French biomimicry pioneers. Bio-mimetism is an innovative process which aims at getting inspired from nature's principles and sustainable strategies. How to live without air conditioning or heating using an anthill structure ? How to use birds' beak to improve trains efficiency ? This talk gives rise to all these questions telling you that it's up to us to bring back nature and technology together.

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