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Scientists have found an unlikely ally in the fight to save coral reefs

This story was published in partnership with Nexus Media, a syndicated newswire covering climate, energy, policy, art, and culture. A healthy coral reef sounds …

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2020/02/19

$1 a week: the bitter poverty of child sugarcane workers in Zimbabwe

The blistering sun beats mercilessly on the Mukwasine sugar plantations near Chiredzi, in south-east Zimbabwe. It is Sunday morning and the soothing sound of hy…

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2020/01/29

“Delivering smiles with sports” Creating an inclusive society through table tennis

The Kyowa Kirin men’s table tennis team, which has been around for more than 40 years, actively participates in tournaments as well as teaches table tennis at s…

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2020/01/14

There is no ‘I’ in team: how collaboration and innovation are enabling inclusive businesses to achieve greater social impact

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants,” wrote Sir Isaac Newton in 1675. More than three centuries later, his recognition that no…

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2019/12/19

Mines and power stations used as clean energy storage facilities

Toronto, Canada-based Hydrostor was founded in 2010 and is a leader in Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES), a technology uniquely suited to enable t…

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2019/10/04

MIT Aerogel Generates Passive Heat From Sunlight

It’s below freezing on a rooftop in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but inside a device created by researchers at MIT, the temperature is 220º C. There are no m…

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2019/09/30

Food security gets a boost: Calysta gets $30M from BP for protein-based animal feed from natural gas

From Menlo Park, California comes big news that alternative protein producer Calysta got a hefty $30 million investment from BP Ventures to support a worldwide …

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2019/09/20

Rental jeans and recycled swimsuits – six revolutionary fashion brands

Globally, nearly three-fifths of clothing ends up in an incinerator or landfill site within a year of being made. Shopping for clothes is no longer a harmless p…

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2019/09/02

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems

With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the…

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2019/08/28