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Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism

Making net zero emission flights possible

During a recent symposium on decarbonising aviation, the world’s leading scientists came together to showcase the rapidly emerging alternatives to carbon fuel. Together, they made a powerful case that net zero emission flights will become possible.

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Source: WTM Global Hub
To your health

To your health

3D-printing to reduce meat consumption

While interest is growing in meat alternatives, the challenge for such products is that their texture doesn’t resemble meat. A start-up firm in Israel is now using industrial-scale 3D-printing to produce a plant-based ‘alt-steak’ that has a structure and texture similar to a real steak.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Powerless in a pandemic

Powerless in a pandemic

Solar energy for off-grid healthcare

COVID-19 has reminded us that health facilities require electric power for myriad uses, including lighting, ventilation, refrigeration for vaccines and running life-saving equipment. Solar mini-grid systems have proven to be a reliable energy supply for rural health facilities.

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Source: Eco-Business
Sustainable foam production
Circular Economy

Sustainable foam production

Chemical recycling of used mattresses

BASF is starting pilot tests of its new chemical recycling process for used mattresses. By recovering raw materials with a quality comparable to that of virgin raw materials, BASF will be able to produce new foam with a significantly lower carbon footprint.

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Source: Live Circular
Agriculture and food

Agriculture and food

Pathways and challenges to digitise agrifood

Achieving a food transformation by 2050 is not easy. The “Digitising Agrifood” report looks at the many ways in which digital technologies such as wireless connectivity, the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and blockchain can come to the rescue.

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Source: Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition
2020 World Youth Report

2020 World Youth Report

Agenda 2030 & youth social entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship merits increased attention as a financially efficient model to address key sustainable development challenges. The 2020 World Youth Report explores how new technologies can support youth social entrepreneurship to advance sustainable development.

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Source: UN Major Group for Children and Youth
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