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A Simple Technological Solution Could Save Endangered Marine Animals and Make Fishermen More Money

LED lights on nets have long been theorised as a method of reducing bycatch, but only now has a full scientific study been conducted into their use.

Project Gives Indonesian Farmers Digital Tools to Predict the Weather – and the Confidence to Use Them

Traditional methods of predicting rain are being affected by climate change, but encouraging farmers to adopt modern tools is not aways straightforward.

Civic Tech

Ways out of the Climate Crisis with Digital Civic Engagement

With the help of digital tools, citizens can uncover environmental problems, collect important data and support protective measures. In this Special Feature, we explore the question: How can civic tech solutions advance climate protection?

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Satellites and Drones

Effective Helpers for Sustainable Development?

When it comes to protecting the environment and tracking changes in our climate, satellites and drones have become indispensable. If only there wasn’t the issue of all that space debris… In RESET’s latest special feature, we’ve been taking a look at the potentials – and pitfalls – of satellites and drones for a sustainable future on this planet.

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Artificial Intelligence

Can Computing Power Save Our Planet?

Artificial intelligence has long since solved complex tasks and made our everyday lives easier. But do intelligent computer programmes also provide new solutions for environmental and climate protection? Here we set out to find answers to these questions.

 

 

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Blockchain and Sustainable Development

How Does It Work?

Everyone is talking about blockchain and DLT. But what exactly are they and how do they work? In RESET’s latest Blockchain Special, we offer some answers to those questions and take a look at how the tech can be used for both social and ecological good.

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E-Mobility

Is Electromobility Key to a Future-Proof City?

Is the future electric? Our roads might still be dominated by conventional cars right now, but when it comes to e-mobility, there are promising developments. We looked at the current status quo, the potentials and future predictions, for an electric revolution.

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Solutions and backgrounds by topic

UrbanSky: Can Cheap Balloon-Based Images Help Disaster Relief and Civil Society?

A US startup hopes its ‘mircoballoon’ platform can provide aerial photography to a new host of users, including charities, farmers and rescuers.

Predictive Software Tracks Endangered Bears By Understanding How and When They Move.

Tracking Italy’s mysterious Marsican bear with radio transmitters poses many challenges. But new software can predict where they with the minimum of data.

IVF For Coral Reefs: ‘Coral Babies’ Grow to Maturity in Breakthrough Restoration Research

With coral IVF proven to work, researchers turn to robots and citizen science to deliver the new aquatic ‘bundles of joy’.

Seawing: Can Kite Power Help Clean Up the World of Maritime Commerce?

Carbon emissions from global maritime trade are increasing. Does ship-based kite power provide the key to reducing them?

Fairtronics: Using Data to Break Down the Social Risks of Consumer Electronics

How ethical are your consumer products? New data-driven approaches are hoping to provide new insight into where and how our electric gadgets are produced.

Rainforest Alert: Combining Technology With Indigenous Rights to Help Protect the Amazon

Satellites have long been used to monitor deforestation, but how can that data be used to actively create results on the ground?

Can Video Game Hardware Help Climate Research? Nvidia to Create a ‘Digital Twin’ of Earth

The manufacturer of graphics cards wants to use its know-how to recreate the Earth in a digital simulation on a unprecedented one metre scale.