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Interview: How Did Scientists Discover Billions of Trees in the Desert?

An international team of researchers, using high-resolution satellite data and artificial intelligence, has been able to locate billions of trees growing in the Sahara Desert. The results were published in the journal Nature in October 2020 - and the discovery made headlines around the world. RESET spoke to research group lead Professor Martin Brandt from the University of Copenhagen to find out more. Read on

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Outer Space for All! Just How Accessible Is ESA's Satellite Data?

Satellite data not only provides new insights, it can also be an important source of information for environmental and climate activists. But although the data from the missions of major space organisations are freely available, there are hurdles to accessing it. Both ESA and private projects are looking for solutions. Read on

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In Ghana, a New App is Striving to Save Fishermen’s Livelihoods

For years, Ghana’s lively fishing culture has been floundering. Nearly 10% of the country depends on the fishing industry, but illegal activity along the coast is ravaging wild fish populations. Now, a new app called DASE is tilting power back in favour of small-scale fishers and their communities by allowing them to easily report infractions at sea. Read on

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Sheltersuit - A Warm Jacket and a Portable Bed Combined

For many people, it's not always possible to curl up in a warm bed at the end of the day. The Sheltersuit Foundation has designed an innovative, super-warm jacket that becomes a bed at night - a portable shelter for people who don't have a roof over their heads. Read on

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Climate change is the greatest threat of our time - but every day, new, innovative ideas for how to tackle it are emerging around the globe. At RESET.org, it's our job to discover them, spread the word about what a more sustainable world might look like, and inspire other changemakers to follow their lead. Become part of the solution by supporting us today! Read on

AI Solutions Made in Africa Work Towards the SDGs

Africa is the youngest continent in the world, a true hub of digital innovation and creation. But when it comes to one of the biggest trends shaping our lives right now, AI, there's little information available about the situation in the region. We talked to Kate Saslow from Stiftung Neue Verantwortung to find out why. Read on

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Digital Advocacy & Dogged Determination - Interview with Indian Activist Abhinav Lohkare

Abhinav Lohkare is a 17 year-old with an unstoppable will. Deeply frustrated by inaction on the climate crisis, he’s making the most of his generation’s proclivity for digital tools to lobby hard for environmental change in Assam, India. Undaunted by government oppression, he’s determined to stand up for the people and animals of Assam. Read on