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  • July 27, 2021
    Countries are switching to polymer notes to save the environment For countries concerned about the environmental impact of the currency, a switch to polymer notes makes sense   As countries [&hel...The future of notes is plastic
    July 13, 2021
    Egypt’s farmers: a new irrigation system to tackLe water shortage  In Egypt, farmers consume more than 85% of the Nile. The project is part of Egypt’s 20-year plan to tackle […]Egypt: farmers tap new technology to save wat...
    May 19, 2021
    eCommerce pollution is choking California, new rules are being set A plan aimed at the nation’s largest cluster of warehouses could set a template for restrictions on pollution elsewhere   [&he...eCommerce pollution: new rules are being set ...
    February 4, 2021
    “all-plant” bottles, which may soon land on supermarket shelves The news comes from a biochemicals company based in the Netherlands, currently developing “all-plant” bottles   A biochemic...We May Soon Use “All-Plant” Compostable P...
    August 8, 2020
    the eco-brick Reduces by 90% the carbon emissions of a regular brick The bricks are made up of construction waste: perfectly “circular”   Bricks have played a major role in […]Scottish Startup Creates Eco-Friendly Brick U...
    August 4, 2020
    First microbes to ever feed on metal have been found The findings were published in journal Nature   Either beneficial or harmful, these bacteria are present in our daily lives […]Metal-Eating Bacteria Discovered by Accident ...
    July 13, 2020
    Biggest ever ocean clean-up recovers over 100 tons of plastic trash And fishing netsBiggest open ocean clean-up ever!
    June 23, 2020
    A reflection on the asburdity of the human condition at pandemic times   The leafy audience occupied quietly the nearly 2300 seats   Barcelona’s Liceu opera house reopened its doors [&hell...Serenading plants: Barcelona opera reopens wi...
    June 18, 2020
    zoos and aquariums around the world grapple with new bans on wildlife trade The robotic dolphin is so life-like that the volunteers who swam with it were shocked to learn […]Robotic dolphin solve ethical dilemma
    June 17, 2020
    700,000,000 plastic laundry jugs are dumped into landfills just across North America every year   New detergent coming in stripes is hacking the way we do our laundry. Born out the […]Plastic-free, Zero Waste Laundry Detergent