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Torge Peters

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.

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The Rise of Precision Agricultural Robots Paving the Way for Delicate Crop Handling

Modern agricultural robots pick even delicate fruits such as strawberries or tomatoes. They are could be set to solve several big problems in agriculture.

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.

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Fairphone

iFixit Analysis Praises This Modular Smartphone, But One Issue Remains

Independent reviewer iFixit has praised Fairphone for their modular smartphone. But, is it perfect? We're not sure.

Super-Sorting Robots Help Unlock the Full Potential of Recycling

Inefficient sorting means 25 percent of materials end up wrongly in landfills. AI is increasingly helping recycling centres ensure everything ends up where it belongs.

Elektronik: Besser mieten statt kaufen
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Electronics: Better to Rent Than Buy

Commown rents out ecological and modular smartphones, headphones, laptops and computers via a digital platform. The cooperative aims to make the consumption of electronics more sustainable and responsible.

Drinking Water: Is It Time to Tap Out Bottled Water?

Water, water everywhere... By now, we know full well that our obsession with bottled water is damaging the planet. But, is it damaging us, too?

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Not Enough Updates: Do Refurbished Smartphones Have a Software Problem?

The software update promises made by mobile phone manufacturers remain insufficient. Is this a problem for refurbished phones?

12 Things You Can Do Right Now to Fight Climate Change

The climate is changing - but are you? Changes in the way you live your life - both big and small - can help you reduce your own personal carbon footprint, and also encourage policy makers to act for the good of the planet.