Sustainable Living

When the Dutchess County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in nearby Hyde Park, New York, wanted to build a new animal shelter, they realized their old septic system couldn't support it. They decided to go with a system similar to...

Globally recognized, award-winning author and pioneer in human rights and the clean energy economy movement, Van Jones was named one of Time magazine's most influential people in the world. In this keynote presentation from Omega's...

Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) is featured in a short video titled The Living Building Challenge produced and directed by David Henderson-Hean and Todd Brooks. This inspiring short film on deep-green design was recently named...

Bob Berkebile, the founding principal of BNIM Architects, brings more than 37 years of experience to the architectural profession. By combining his design and leadership skills, he...

Omega Institute's CEO, Skip Backus was featured in a Poughkeepsie Journal cover story and video because Omega's Center...

Omega teacher John Perkins (second from left), was awarded a 2012 LennonOno Grant for Peace in Reykjavik, Iceland last week. Also accepting awards from Yoko Ono (third from left) were Carol Blue Hitchens (left, accepting on behalf of her deceased...

Man's idea of chemistry often involves nasty chemicals, bunsen burners, and lab coats, but have you ever considered how nature does chemistry? The colors, smells, and structures that occur naturally are created by nature using the materials that...

Ep. 5: How Does Nature Maintain Flow Against Gravity? How do giraffes to pump blood the entire distance of their bodies? Why don't they faint when they stand up? For this special AskNature Nugget, we sent Biomimicry 3.8's Chief Marketing...

The third in a series of AskNature Nuggets. Ep. 3: How Does Nature Optimize Resources? Featuring Biomimicry 3.8's wonderful Biologist at the Design Table (BaDT) Jamie Dwyer and the incredibly resourceful habits of the desert holly.

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