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Is Technology the Future of Recycling?

Technology is in everything you see and do. It creates the TV images and digital billboard signs you see and the phones you tap away at. It only makes sense that it would begin to find a home in the sustainability field — and more specifically, recycling. Many people try to recycle, but their efforts…

Ocean

Umbrella scheme O-SMART approved

Rs. 1623 crores approved to cover the total cost for the implementation of the O-SMART (Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resource Modeling and Science) Umbrella scheme in the time period from 2017-18 to 2019-20. The scheme comprising 16 sub-projects was approved by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi led Cabinet Committee on External Affairs to take care…

Magnesite

Incredible way to induce CO2 formation

Have you ever wondered about how magnesium rock sucks carbon dioxide? The CO2 sucking stone has been taken out and waiting for it to grow in weeks. Is lab-grown artificial magnesite fight against climate condition? A new research project conducted by the University of British Columbia suggests that magnesium carbonate has an ability to suck…

WaterSeer

WaterSeer- Now it is easy to make your own water

Needless to say water is needed for existence. Whether an Individual or a community, everyone needs water and here is a solution that condenses water vapor in the air and provides pure water which is consumable, useful in agriculture and much more. And what’s more, this solution is not only clean and green, it is…

Palestinians make a boat out of empty plastic bottles

Plastic eco-friendly boats – Palestinian fisherman’s initiative

Plastic bottles in the order of hundreds that were dumped in the sea were turned into a fishing boat by Muath Abou Zeid a Palestinian, 35 years of age. He abandoned it in Gaza Strip’s Rafah coast. Red mullets, sardines were among the five to seven kilos of fishes that Zeid caught being at the…

Crop

A wiki for crops that can stop climatic variations

Collaborating with a network of gardeners, farmers and researchers, Apios Institute is an organization that intends to share information and experiences to bridge the knowledge gaps and provide inspiration regarding the design as well as the management of the perennial polyculture systems across the various climatic conditions world over. Food forests, home gardens, forest gardens…

e-Bike MATE X

The New foldable e-Bike MATE X

It was their passion for bikes that drove the Julie Kronstorm and Christian Adel Michael, the siblings from Copenhagen to bring out MATE. A fun to ride foldable e-bike which excites one and all to try on, while being affordable was the main goal behind building the bike. It is not just the brand or…

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Barriers to Mainstream Adoption of Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles are the talk of the town these days. They are cleaner, no doubt and offer a great cost-effective alternative to conventionally fossil fuel driven cars. However, much of the research in electric cars is misdirected. Rather than focussing on battery technology and making them more efficient, the thrust is on bigger batteries, more…