The population of bees is rapidly declining worldwide. In the United States alone, their number has dropped by about 30% over the past five years. This drop is so sharp that scientists even gave it a name, namely the...
The water that flows from our taps is clean but not for 100%. Despite the perfect filters in wastewater treatment plants, some chemicals cannot be removed from the drinking water. These mainly comprise medicines, various cleaners or cosmetics. These...
An old practice of weed-disposal by using fire is once again back in fashion in some regions, especially among organic farmers. The advantage of this method is that soil and crops are not contaminated with hazardous herbicides. The weed...
According to World Wildlife Fund (WWF), agriculture accounts for over one billion jobs across the globe and generates more than $1.3 trillion worth of food annually (1). The organization further reckons that pasture and cropland collectively...
Do you know that Egypt produces 20 million tons of tire waste per year? Only 10 percent are recycled. Old tires can be turned into fuel. Engineering students in Cairo now built a rubber recycling machine into...
Whereas over 800 million lives face starvation, about a third of the total food produced internationally, goes to waste. Reports by FAO reveal that the mass wastage is attributed to poor storage and the transportation challenges. Several innovations have...
Do you think that climate change is a problem of a future? No, It is a present problem. Absent any change, the average global temperatures will rise 4 degrees Celsius by 2100. Thats'll be bad, but it's...
Most people recognize the ozone layer as a part of the Earth’s upper atmosphere that absorbs a sizeable chunk of the sun’s ultraviolet radiation. It has high concentrations of ozone compared to other parts of the atmosphere. The ozone layer...
According to the United Nations food and agriculture organization approximately 18 million hectares of forest are cut down each year. The portions are too high and pose a threat to the ecosystem. Therefore, people across the world should take...
How do you get food to people in under developed areas, suffering from poor harvest or lack of food? Brandi DeCarli and Scott Thompson came up with a solution. In cooperation with solar and irrigation companies, they have developed...