We typically think of the technological world as something completely different from the natural world, even diametrically opposed. But sometimes, technology can become better by following nature's lead.
Earlier this week I met up with Captain Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd crew as their flagship vessel embarked on it's annual mission to the Southern Ocean whale sanctuary to defend the whales against the illegal hunting spree.
For Westerners, the idea of being eaten by an animal is considered the stuff of fantasy and horror films. However, for modern humans of the not-so-distant past, the prospect of being killed and eaten by wild predators was reality.
The Global Sustainability Symposium -- featuring Over 74 global musical acts, including Rage Against the Machine, Linkin Park, Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band, Joss Stone, Incubus and Tiësto -- proved to be a powerful and inspiring event.