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Edible Electronics: Reducing Electronic Waste With Digestible Robots and Nutritious Drones

Ever heard of edible electronics? Sounds like a contradiction in terms, but it could be a solution to reducing electronic waste, among other benefits.

Cucumber-inspired Drones Collect Eco Data and Dissolve Into Nature

Researchers have developed a biodegradable drone with sensors designed to gather key environmental data in hard-to-reach locations.

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Rainforest Protection With Digital Solutions: “Digitalisation Makes Developments Visible So That They Can No Longer Be Negated”

We spoke to Stephan Bohn from the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) about the extent to which digital tools and platforms have an impact on rainforest protection in Indonesia.

Meet the Specialised Automated Drone That Can Swab for DNA in the Rainforest Canopies

Biodiversity field research is never straightforward — especially in the rainforest. However, a new automated drone is looking to make things a little easier.

Dandelion Seeds Inspire Lightweight Sensors for Mass Networks

Setting up sensor networks can be expensive and time consuming. A new project from the University of Washington has turned to nature for solutions.

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.

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?

Interview: How Problematic Are Satellites and Drones in Terms of Data Protection?

Are photos made by satellites problematic in terms of data protection? Is there enough regulation around the use of drones? How can we ensure that remote sensing data isn't misused? We talked about all of this with data protection expert Marit Hansen.