Furniture made from eelgrass, good for the environment and your health

The Danish startup Søuld produces eco-friendly building materials from eelgrass.

  • October 18, 2021
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Japan wants to harness the energy of super typhoons to reach climate goals

The Japanese “Typoonshot” project aims to mitigate typhoon-related risks and harness their energy to help the country reach zero carbon emissions by 2050.

  • October 18, 2021
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An adoption agency for preloved toys opens in London

In the UK, Loved Before opened a “soft toy adoption agency” to promote sustainability in the industry and give preloved toys a second life.

  • October 11, 2021
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Children’s play centre uses algae to clean the air

The London-based organization EcoLogicStudio designed a children’s play centre called AirBubble that uses algae in solar-powered bioreactors to remove pollutants from the air.

  • October 11, 2021
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Virtual Reality is reducing the need for opioids and sedatives

Across the United States, hospitals rely more and more on Virtual Reality (VR) headsets to relieve their patients' pain.

  • October 11, 2021
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“Chat checkouts” emerge in the Netherlands to fight social isolation

In the Netherlands, the supermarket chain Jumbo opens tills where clients can take their time and chat instead of rushing to pay for their groceries.

  • October 4, 2021
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