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Written by: Natalie Marchant More than 35,500 species are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List. Now a new smartphone game enables players to support conservation efforts from the comfort of their sofa. Wildchain...
Written by: Kimberly White  The United Kingdom has moved up its ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2035. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will now be banned...
Written by: John C. Cannon A new app aimed at tracking forest fires in Bolivia could shake up the way authorities and firefighters battle fires, allowing them to pinpoint their locations more accurately and safely. Called “Amazon Fires — Bolivia,” the...
Written by: Paul Brown Despite Covid-19’s grim effects on many industries, the orders for the global offshore wind industry have increased dramatically in the first half of 2020, totalling US$35 billion (£26bn), up 319 percent on 2019. Although this already makes it...
Written by: Johnny Wood The overhead buzzing of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – aka drones – is an increasingly familiar sound in many parts of the world. Whether these helicopter-like devices are flown for fun, military purposes or commercial reasons, the...
Written by: Kimberly White  A new mobile app that makes planting trees easier than ever before has made its debut. Community-led tree planting projects from more than 20 countries have come together in an effort to boost the world's reforestation...
Written by: YCC Team The bright Southern sun makes Georgia an appealing place to build solar farms. But the state is also home to sensitive ecosystems and species like the state reptile, the gopher tortoise. “And the habitat that...
Written by: Peter Yeung In the tropical forest surrounding Alter do Chão, a Brazilian town located on a languid stretch of the Amazon River and home to what is considered one of the most beautiful freshwater beaches in the world,...
Written by: Geoffrey Holland In September 2020, Barron’s reported on a Goldman-Sachs study that says, ‘Green Hydrogen’ will become a $12 trillion market. Futurist Tony Seba and his ReThink team at Stanford University believe that most of the world can make...
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 electric race car and you’ve got...
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