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Drones to Save the Climate

Companies are using drones to fight deforestation. One of them, BioCarbon Engineering, based in Oxford, England, aims to plant as many as 1 billion trees per year. It uses drones flying 300 feet over land to map an area’s level of deforestation, topography and … Continue reading

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UN Climate Negotiations Signal Change in Pressure

The United Nations climate negotiations in Lima, Peru, ran over by two days this week due to the refusal of developing countries to accept the position of developed countries on what their contribution should be to cutting emissions and who … Continue reading

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Brightening Lives in Medical Institutions

The Anouk Foundation adds light and spirit via music and art to health institutions across Europe. It is celebrating a prestigious humanitarian honour that it hopes will help to expand its life-enhancing work. The Foundation, which creates soothing environments for children and adults … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Projects by Exceptional People

Extraordinary Projects, Exceptional People, that’s how Rolex describes its Rolex Award laureates. Since back in 1976, the Rolex Awards for Enterprise have supported individuals whose dreams, spirit of enterprise and creativity have advanced human knowledge and well-being. Take Barbara Block, for … Continue reading