3 Benefits of Using Smart Mooring In Monitoring Climate Change

One of the parts most damaged by the current rate of climate change is Earth’s bodies of water. Scientific forecasts have estimated that in the next century, almost all coral reef habitats on our planet will be decimated. This is largely due to continuing ocean acidification among other practices done by humans, which all drastically …

Ocean Acidification: Mapping the Impact of Carbon Emissions on the Oceans

The climate crisis and the chemistry of the oceans are inextricably connected. The oceans have absorbed close to a third of our carbon dioxide emissions since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, leading to an increasingly acidic environment (hence the term, the Ocean Acidification) and making it more difficult for organisms such as corals, mollusks, …

Making a Positive Impact: How Tech is Helping Us Restore Our Planet

The intensive development of information technologies in the modern world affects almost all spheres of human life. In this regard, humanity is faced with the beginning of a new phase of its development – a global information society. Such change, in turn, provides for the implementation of certain transformations in the economic, social, political, legal, …

The Environmental Impact of Electric Cars

As more companies develop electric vehicles (EVs), controversy has grown over whether they are better for the environment than gas-run vehicles. Although some experts disagree, most have concluded that electric cars are better for the environment. Here’s the nitty-gritty of how electric cars really impact the environment.

Sustainability: Business and Community Efforts

In the wake of continued climate change and the lingering effects of the global pandemic, sustainability has become much more than just a catchy buzzword. In increasing frequency, people are becoming more mindful of how their actions and behaviors can harm the environment. According to a recent Forbes poll, 32% of U.S. consumers actively seek …

Dune: Could humans survive on Arrakis, the desert planet?

Dune, the epic series of sci-fi books by Frank Herbert, now turned into a movie of the same name, is set in the far future on the desert planet of Arrakis. Herbert outlined a richly-detailed world that, at first glance, seems so real we could imagine ourselves within it. Alex Farnsworth, University of Bristol; Michael …

Urban Density in the Fight Against Climate Change

It’s no secret that climate change has brought about a wide and serious impact on the health of our planet, and will continue to do so if our practices go unchanged. One of the ways that cities tend to contribute to climate change is by utilizing poor urban planning practices that go on to impact …

Designing for Water Conservation in Arid Climates

Climate changes are making pre-existing water shortages in dry climates even more severe. Drought conditions make life challenging for all beings, but as humans, we can take action to ensure the homes and buildings we construct are designed to conserve water for all plants, animals, and people that need it. Of course, massive action is …