How does nature repel bacteria? Biomimicry studies reveal the skin pattern of sharks in the Galapagos acts as a natural repellent to bacteria. Vital insights for reducing the use of antibiotics, harsh cleansers and fighting superbugs. Currently the world’s population of sharks is under threat – targeted for their fins which are used to make soup. This video highlights why studying the species instead, is of far greater value. “Sharks are much more valuable to us evolving a great idea than they are sitting in our soup” ~ Janine Benyus

Inga Yandell
Explorer and media producer, passionate about nature, culture and travel. Combining science and conservation with investigative journalism to provide resources and opportunities for creative exploration.