You may have heard of Dutch native and inventor, Boyan Slat who is responsible for the start-up, “The Ocean Cleanup” ( or initiatives such as “Ocean  Conservancy” ( Previously on this blog I have expressed my interest in biomimicry and how design can be directly inspired by nature. But check this out… here is a recent example of biomimicry and how the elegant manta ray serves as a model for a new ocean cleanup concept. See the link below.

While you have a minute – head over to the web site of a great organization – ( and checkout their new video featuring biomimicry pioneer, Janine Beynus.