Featured Biomimicry Professional: Daniel Kinzer


Daniel Kinzer is a Certified Biomimicry Professional through Biomimicry 3.8, an ASU Graduate with a Master of Science in Biomimicry, and calls Hawai’i and her oceans home. He is the founder of Pacific Blue Studios: a network of youth-powered exploration, design and innovation studios leveraging biomimicry, traditional ecological knowledge and conservation technologies and focused on co-creating thriving, regenerative communities across Hawai’i and around our blue planet. He is an educator, designer, adventurer and ocean lover, and has spent over a decade living and learning across more than 70 countries and all 7 continents, including an expedition to Antarctica as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow with National Geographic. He has led sustainability, service and entrepreneurial learning programs at Punahou School and Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu; served as a teacher fellow for National Geographic and Ecology Project International; and co-created place-based innovation platforms with Purple Mai’a Foundation, Mālama Maunalua, and Polynesian Voyaging Society.

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