Scientists are doing their best to create a circular, trash-free world.
US scientists have developed a solar converter that harvests both sunlight and heat at 85% efficiency and a new type of biopolymer could revolutionise soft robotics as it can reverse any undergone damage within seconds. More good news.
Atlanta plans to transform 7 acres of vacant forested land into a public food forest; the illegal killing of elephants in Africa has decreased by 6 percent since 2011; Jacqueville, a small coastal city on the Ivory Coast, is testing solar-powered taxis.
Paris is creating the city’s largest garden near Eiffel Tower; the UK government will fund the planting of 130,000 trees in English cities and towns; a new desalination system uses solar power to turn ocean water into drinking water.