Environment

 

Climate change, environmental destruction, biodiversity loss – the challenges we face are huge. But despair isn’t a great source of motivation. Here we flip the narrative of typical climate change reporting to look at innovative solutions to today’s environmental challenges.

Torge Peters

Digitalisation Can Advance Sustainable Agriculture – Under Certain Conditions

Digitalisation has long since arrived in agriculture. But how do these developments contribute to environmental and climate protection? We present solutions.

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint: A How-to Guide

Discover how to reduce your carbon footprint across all areas of your lifestyle to contribute to a healthier planet.

Fish Doorbell in Utrecht: Why Thousands of People Are Waiting for Fish on the Internet

Fish live more safely in Utrecht thanks to a fish doorbell. The project not only helps fish on their migration paths, it also draws attention to the dangers of human infrastructure.

Why a Digital Twin of the Arctic Has “The Potential to be Game-Changing”

PolArctic, a start-up using modelling technology and artificial intelligence to create a digital twin of the Arctic, will map out existing climate impacts on the area – and predict new ones.

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The Klim Mobile App: Making Regenerative Agriculture Simple and Lucrative

In the Klim app, farms can record their regenerative agricultural measures. In return, they get knowledge, a community and funds to support their work.

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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.

Vegan Meat: A Climate-Friendly and Healthy Alternative?

Meat substitutes are booming - but what are vegan substitutes actually made from? And, are they actually nutritious?

Harnessing Digitalisation to Protect Mediterranean Great White Sharks

Among the ocean’s predators, the great white shark is possibly the most feared. Yet, despite its notoriety, the Mediterranean white shark population remains shrouded in mystery. 

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.