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Seaweed Innovation Challenge wants to reach more consumers for seaweed products

For many consumers seaweed is still relatively unknown as a daily product. But many are positively surprised when they hear seaweed can replace plastic packaging or improve the quality and taste of their food. Seaweed innovators already have these solutions, but find it difficult to reach consumers. That might change with the Seaweed Innovation Challenge starting on March 6th.
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Dutch dump plastic clothing waste in Kenia – investigation

The Netherlands is dumping a million items of junk plastic clothing waste in Kenya every year that are too dirty or damaged to be reused, creating serious health and environmental problems for vulnerable communities.
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Are lithium-air batteries the new super powerbank? New developments say yes

Lithium-air batteries have a lot of potential for powering the future. These batteries are lighter and more powerful than traditional lithium-ion batteries, making them ideal for use in electric vehicles or other technology that requires a lot of power.
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Major corporate climate pledges are misleading

The corporate climate pledges of 24 of the worlds’ largest ‘climate leader’ companies are misleading and their strategies insufficient. Long-term net-zero pledges distract from the fact that climate pledges for 2030 go less than halfway to what is required to stay below the 1.5°C temperature limit.
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Environmental concern: what makes people care about the climate?

A new study analyzes the factors that drive environmental concern among Europeans in an effort to understand how we can bolster popular support for combatting climate change.

Hyperloop companies join forces in The Hyperloop Association

Hyperloop pioneering companies Hardt, Hyperloop One, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Nevomo, TransPod, Swisspod Technologies, and Zeleros joined forces to form “The Hyperloop Association”, the first global association within the hyperloop industry.
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More seaweed farming great for food, feed, and fuel

Expanding global seaweed farming could go a long way to addressing the planet’s food security, biodiversity loss, and climate change challenges.
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Turning abandoned mines into batteries

A novel technique called Underground Gravity Energy Storage turns decommissioned mines into long-term energy storage solutions, thereby supporting the sustainable energy transition.
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Is there life for blockchain after the crypto crash?

Will FTX take down the blockchain, the protocol on which cryptocurrencies rely, too? Or is there still life for it after crypto? In Europe, many believe there is.
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3M ends production of PFAS

3M announced it will exit per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) manufacturing and work to discontinue the use across its product portfolio by the end of 2025. 3M's decision is based on careful consideration and a thorough evaluation.