Tag: Social Responsibility

Redefining the city landscape

A United Nations study predicts that global urban population will increase from 3.9 billion in 2015 to 6.3 billion in 2050. Yes, an increase of 60 % in just 35 years.

How China’s giant solar farms are transforming world energy

China is not only home to some of the biggest solar farms; its technology looks set to influence energy policy across the globe. But how feasible are these grand plans?

How a New Generation Is Saving Zambia’s Lions | National Geographic

Zambia is one of the last remaining strongholds for large African carnivores like lions, yet human conflict is impacting their populations.

Designing for ‘everyone’ is not the path to an inclusive smart city

Hannah Kaner, smart cities strategist at Orange Bus, argues in Information Age that when it comes to optimising citizen interaction with smart city development, we must target areas of the city where services are failing and address inclusivity.

How to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics on Vacation | National Geographic

Cutting back on single-use plastics might be easier than you think. Here are four things travel writer, Marie McGrory, learned from a weeklong experiment in Belize.

5 Years of 100 Resilient Cities!

Dr. Rajiv Shah, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, on 5 Years of 100 Resilient Cities

Elephants Hit by Trains in India Poses Challenge for Conservationists

Conservationists and railway officials struggle to find a solution to stop elephants from being hit by trains.

Can Cell Phones Help Save Rain Forests? This Tribe Thinks So

Rather than being tossed in the trash, these old cell phones are being used to help track signs of deforestation.

These are the Ocean’s Protected Areas – and we need more

The ocean faces many challenges, but has the extraordinary power to replenish when it is protected.

Climate Change Could Lead to Major Crop Failures in World’s Biggest Corn Regions

Two new studies looking at corn and vegetables warn of a rising risk of food shocks and malnutrition with unchecked global warming.

Organic matter found on Mars

The more we learn about Mars, the more it seems that the red planet once could have harbored life.

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