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significant positive impact. She references Naomi Klein’s book On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal and ties that in to the relationship between death and environmental degradation. This to me is a big part of Inner Biomimicry. It is important to understand the barriers and motivations of how we think, behave and create and our relationship to uncertainty - especially to the uncertainty of death. Much of my Ph.D. research was on uncertainty, change and cycles. So this interest in death (the ultimate uncertainty) seems like a natural next step in my research and excitement. What is the last book you enjoyed? Currently enjoying The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf Previously enjoyed Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall-Kimmerer

important product was the kids of his employees. I also appreciate how he blurs the lines between business and outdoor adventure, and found a way to do both. What’s your favorite motto or quotation? Einstein - “A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels.” What is your idea of perfect happiness? A combination of community, family, and nature. Playing outdoors on a mountain bike, or skiing, paddling, or climbing. As my friend says, “dancing with nature and letting nature lead.” If not a scientist/designer/educator, who/ what would you be? I would run a sustainable ice cream parlor.⊗

Who do you admire? Why… Yvon Chouinard, Founder of Patagonia. I appreciate his conviction to his values, his business sense, and his ability to push our interpretation of a sustainable brand. I loved that he brought in a day-care to his company because he said that the most

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Jamie will be runnning a biomimicry workshop August 14-17, 2021 at CHM Bugaboos - for more: https:// www.cmhsummer.com/biomimicry-workshop/

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