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Forget planting trees. This company is funding 4 far-out carbon removal projects

Forget planting trees. This company is funding 4 far-out carbon removal projects

4 days ago   |   Grist

Last August, a San Francisco-based tech startup called Stripe made a bold climate promise. The company, which makes software that enables online payments and is valued at $36...
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Moon crust formed from massive impact, says study

Moon crust formed from massive impact, says study

15 days ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

The moon's crust was formed by massive impact events, claims a new study Large portions of the Moon's crust was formed from massive impact events, according to new...
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Meet 5 tech innovators figuring out how to fix the future

18 days ago   |   Grist

For every big, ugly, scary challenge in sustainability, there's a brilliant person dreaming up a new solution. Mountains of unwanted scrap fabric? There's a website - and a...
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Citizen scientists urged to spot-a-bee and map their habits

Citizen scientists urged to spot-a-bee and map their habits

19 days ago   |   Metro

The new Spot-A-Bee app, where citizen scientists are being urged to help map bee-friendly plants around the country. Citizen scientists are being urged to help map...
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Deliveroo was the poster child for venture capitalism. It's not looking so good now | James Ball

24 days ago   |   The Guardian

The food delivery company is a case study in the destructive nature of its own ‘disruptive' business model • Coronavirus latest updates • See all our coronavirus coverage If...
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A tech executive fleeing to his New Zealand doomsday bunker reportedly forgot how to unlock it

A tech executive fleeing to his New Zealand doomsday bunker reportedly forgot how to unlock it

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

A Silicon Valley tech executive forgot how to unlock his underground bunker in New Zealand, according to a recent report . Purchasing and converting underground bunkers into...
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Next Ford Focus RS officially dead

Next Ford Focus RS officially dead

1 month ago   |   EVO

Ford Europe has officially confirmed it will not develop a fourth-generation Focus RS , bringing the model and indeed the RS badge, to a close. Ford has said the increased...
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Top hospitals are experimenting with new blood tests that can tell if you've ever had the coronavirus. The tech could help send sidelined healthcare workers back to work and let people out of their homes

Top hospitals are experimenting with new blood tests that can tell if you've ever had the coronavirus. The tech could help send sidelined healthcare workers back to work and let people out of their homes

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Penn Medicine and the Mayo Clinic are working on tests that detect past exposure to the novel coronavirus in frontline healthcare workers, even if they haven't had symptoms of...
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Capturing Ecology: Hidden Worlds Exhibition - Ulster Museum

Capturing Ecology: Hidden Worlds Exhibition - Ulster Museum

1 month ago   |   British Ecological Society

Combining wildlife photography from our Capturing Ecology competition, digital displays, and interactive installations, this vibrant exhibition was seen by thousands of...
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Amazon climate strikers demand stronger coronavirus protections for warehouse workers

1 month ago   |   Grist

The country is grinding to a halt, but Amazon warehouses are still churning out packages at a breakneck pace. Amazon employees at 19 different facilities have been hit by the...
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YouTube has been auto-deleting comments about China's government-sponsored...

YouTube has been auto-deleting comments about China's government-sponsored hacker army, but says it is 'an error in our enforcement systems'

YouTube has been deleting comments on videos with the phrases "共匪" or "五毛" - terms that are associated with criticism of the Chinese government. The phrases are derogatory in... Read more ...

Ghost of Tsushima interview: Nature sprawls in PS4's epic samurai swan song

Ghost of Tsushima interview: Nature sprawls in PS4's epic samurai swan song

Historical epics are no strangers to the open world genre. We've globe-trotted and time-hopped with Assassin's Creed everywhere from Ancient Egypt to the pirate-filled... Read more ...

Pennsylvania regulators promised to keep an eye on polluters during the...

Pennsylvania regulators promised to keep an eye on polluters during the pandemic. They're struggling

The Environmental Protection Agency announced in late March that it would substantially relax enforcement during the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was met with outrage. A... Read more ...

Sky Q is finally getting HDR content tomorrow

Sky Q is finally getting HDR content tomorrow

Sky is launching three Sky Nature shows in high dynamic range on Wednesday 27th May, but you'll still have to wait to watch HDR content on Netflix and Disney+. Read more ...

I was a die-hard New Yorker who never imagined leaving the city. After...

I was a die-hard New Yorker who never imagined leaving the city. After COVID-19, I'm dying to leave and never return

Chloé Jo Davis is a lifelong New Yorker, mother of three, and the founder and editor of GirlieGirlArmy.com. She grew up in the wild '90s of New York, but now says that clinging... Read more ...

Mindfulness with Metro.co.uk: Compassion with yourself and with others

Mindfulness with Metro.co.uk: Compassion with yourself and with others

Mindfulness with Metro.co.uk and Headspace When things are going wrong it's easy to want to blame someone or something. But during a pandemic who do we blame? The world is... Read more ...

We're tackling unseen air pollution in Germany

For ten years, emissions of ammonia in Germany have soared far above legal limits. It was the largest emitter in Europe in 2017. The German Federal government has a legal... Read more ...

Ascot has to cancel Shergar Cup because of international dimension

Worldwide nature of team event made it impossible to stage Andrew Balding talks up Guineas hopes of Kameko This year's Shergar Cup, the competition involving jockeys... Read more ...

Why are we waiting for billionaires like Jeff Bezos to save us?

What if the government actually met society's needs? Instead of pulling out of the Paris climate agreement amid a planetary crisis and withdrawing funding from the World Health... Read more ...

The renewable energy revolution continues in Scotland

The UK has just experienced over a month when no coal was burned to make electricity, the first time since coal-fired power stations where built. When Longannet power station's... Read more ...