The green bond movement has been going strong for over a decade. Since the green bond market first opened in 2007, more than USD$1 trillion worth of green bonds have been issued globally as investors have started to see a sustainable future as a profitable one. You’d think a global pandemic – that has led […]
The advancement in cinematography, specifically through the use of drones, over the last few decades is particularly evident in David Attenborough’s latest documentary, A Life on Our Planet. The use of drones has given filmmakers the opportunity to capture never-before-seen images of some of the world’s most elusive animals. Similarly, drones can be used in […]
The scientists who re-engineered PETase, an enzyme which has evolved to break down plastic, have now created an enzyme ‘cocktail’ which can digest plastic up to six times faster than previously possible. By combining PETase with a second enzyme called MHETase, they were able to break down PET, a common thermoplastic which takes centuries to […]
Scientists have found that coral reefs in the Gulf of Aqaba at the northern tip of the Red Sea are capable of withstanding temperature increases of up to seven degrees Celsius, providing an opportunity to replicate these heat-resistant corals in other parts of the world to prevent reefs from dying off amid increasing temperatures and […]
Through modern innovation in the current age, satellites and space stations are integral for space exploration, scientific discovery, communications, and remote sensing. However, producing and implementing orbital systems is incredibly costly, both financially and environmentally. New technological advancements increasingly require the use of satellites, but with the mounting global ecological crisis, how essential are they? […]
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