Saturday, August 17, 2019
Written by: Sue Palminteri/Mongabay The Con X Tech Prize just announced its second round will be funding 20 finalists each with $3,500 to create their first prototypes. Some 150 teams submitted ideas that use...
Written by: Melina Kourantidou The world’s fish stocks are in decline and our increasing demand for seafood may be one of the main drivers. But the true extent of...
Written by: Kimberly White On May 7th, WattTime announced a new project in collaboration with Carbon Tracker, Google, and the World Resources Institute (WRI). The project will quantify carbon emissions...
Courtesy of Wadsam The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued a $4 million loan to Barakat Kandahar Solar Energy for the development of a 15.1MW solar power plant.
Written by: Kimberly White For many, canned tuna is a household staple. Valued at $1.5 billion USD, canned tuna is the third most popular seafood in the U.S. One innovative...
Written by: Kimberly White National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures have teamed up to launch a global search for innovative solutions to tackle the world’s single-use plastic crisis. The year-long competition is open...
Written by: Kimberly White Digital Trends announced its top tech picks for CES 2019, a consumer electronics expo that brings together leaders, developers, and tech enthusiasts. Bringing home the gold was the Impossible...
Written by: Kimberly White Ask a young person if they want to learn about science, technology, engineering or mathematics, and the response might not be overwhelming. Ask them if they want to design, build and race an...
Written by: Kimberly White Formula E is challenging traditional norms, raising awareness and inspiring change. Image courtesy of FIA Formula E The world’s fastest land animal, the cheetah and the...
Written by: Sue Palminteri Courtesy of Mongabay Conservation scientists are increasingly automating their research and monitoring work, to make their analyses faster and more consistent; moreover, machine learning algorithms and neural...

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