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All articles on sustainability and digitalisation at a glance.

 

Open Source Against the Big Players: How OpenOlitor Is Helping Agriculture

OpenOlitor is a management tool for community-supported agriculture that works completely free of charge thanks to open source. At the same time, it is particularly flexible, easy to use and puts a stop to large corporations.

Sailing Towards Sustainability: bound4blue’s Wind-Powered Renaissance

The shipping industry is responsible for a sizeable chunk of GHG emissions. Could ancient technique paired with new tech be the answer?

BEEHAVE: Protecting Honey Bees with Better Understanding

BEEHAVE simulates the development of a honey bee colony - including its nectar and pollen foraging behaviour—under various conditions.

Kenyan Supermarket Greenspoon Champions Food Traceability and Sustainable Shopping

Through its website and mobile app, Kenyan grocery company Greenspoon provides sustainable products and discloses their sources.

The Berkeley Protocol is Setting International Standards for Digital Open Source Investigations 

Open-source digitisation is set to take a larger role in the crises of our time. The Berkeley Protocol aims to outline regulations to mitigate its rampant unreliability and inconsistency.

Harnessing AI to Soar Above Contrails: A Green Revolution in Aviation?

Contrails are a little-known, yet significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. One large tech company's AI solution might offer a breakthrough.

Source: H-Aero

This Helium-Powered “H-Aero” Drone Can Fly for 24 Hours

The "h-aero" is a cross between a drone and a zeppelin. It can stay in the air for up to 24 hours and enables completely new types of data collection.

Machine Learning Model to Identify and Classify Global Climate Finance Flows

ETH Zurich researchers unveil ClimateFinanceBERT, a Machine Learning model exposing inaccuracies in reported global climate finance.

Micro Hydropower Plant: Energyfish Generates Clean Energy With a Low Environmental Impact

Energyfish are small hydropower plants that are quick and easy to install in rivers, while continuously supplying clean energy.