Omega Center for Sustainable Living

“The truth can be found right here. The Great Spirit is within and that’s the truth.”

Bob Berkebile shared this wisdom at the 2013 Omega Center for Sustainable Living...

Omega: In your talk, you said the pesticides of the future will not be chemical pesticides, but "helping the helpers." What does that mean?
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Omega: You described an experiment in which you ask people go into the woods, sit, observe, and let nature come to them. It seems the same exercise could have been designed by a meditation teacher. "Do you have a meditation...

Omega: In your talk, you said, “We’ve built our economy around a metaphor that has more to do with the Cold War than with life.” Can you explain what you meant?

Janine: The central questions...

Bullet-proof skin inspired by spider-silk? Pharmaceuticals discovered by chimps? Self-cleaning surfaces and solar cells based on leaves? This may sound like science fiction, but it’s innovation inspired by nature, also known as the science of...

Omega Instutite's CEO, Skip Backus discusses how Omega decided to handle the problem of water management while reducing our carbon footprint on campus by created the LEED-certified Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL).

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