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Open Source Platform LiteFarm Supports Sustainable Farmers

Large corporations dominate the provision of digital services in agriculture. However, open-source platform LiteFarm focuses on cooperation in making agriculture more sustainable.

Fraunhofer UMSICHT (Vertikaler Anbau in der SUSKULT-Pilotanlage)
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Agriculture as a Cycle: Growing Produce With Nutrients From the SUSKULT Sewage Treatment Plant

With SUSKULT, plants don’t need soil – they’re fed by sewage treatment plants. This hydroponic system is breaking completely new ground.

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

“Agriculture Can Do So Much More Than Produce Food”: We Interview Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura

Agriculture primarily produces food, but can also help to protect the climate. We spoke to Prof. Dr Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura about how digitalisation can assist.

Turning Electronic Waste Into Gold with Whey Protein

Electronic waste is not only resource intensive, but, recycling it is also inefficient. Could this common food byproduct improve the process, and is this really the best solution, after all?

AI Startup Hortiya Learns the Language of Plants to Make Agriculture More Sustainable

AI start-up Hortiya wants to make agriculture more efficient and resistant to climate change by listening to plants.

Can Sensors, Cameras and “Big Data” on the High Seas Make Fishing More Sustainable?

Modern sensors and data processing can make fishing more sustainable. However, new technologies such as SUSTUNTECH run the risk of having the opposite effect.

This Logistics Tool Boosts Humanitarian Aid and Drastically Reduces Costs for the International Red Cross

The International Red Cross provides vital medical supplies to those in need. A logistics tool is enhancing their intricate work, resulting in significant cost savings.
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Pilot Project QTrees Harnesses AI to Protect Berlin’s Urban Greenery Amid Climate Change

QTrees, a Berlin-based Machine Learning-assisted project, is hoping to protect the city’s long-suffering urban trees.

Leading the German Baking Trade Into the Future With BackDigital

BackDigital’s overall digital strategy is adapting the bakery trade to emerging challenges – while at the same time preserving tradition.
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We Investigate the Role Digitalisation Plays in Sustainable Agriculture

Climate change poses major challenges for agriculture. Here we ask about the importance of digitalisation in creating sustainable agriculture.
Joseph Maina
Joseph Maina

Interview with Joseph Maina, RESET’s Voice From Kenya

Joseph Maina is a freelance journalist based in the Kenyan town of Naivasha. He holds a BA in journalism from the University of Nairobi.