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Collection of news around technology trends and innovation, designed to make humans live better. (personal channel, 3rd party content, views are my own)
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How Crowdfunding Has Changed the Startup Game

How Crowdfunding Has Changed the Startup Game | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The development of innovative technology — from virtual reality headsets to space exploration to solar-powered roadways — is no longer the province of companies with... read more
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German air purification start-up wins European circular economy award | Resource Magazine

German air purification start-up wins European circular economy award | Resource Magazine | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Green City Solutions, a German start-up creating urban air purification installations, has beaten off five other circular companies to win this year’s Green Alley Award.
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Green Ambassadors New World Leaders in Training | Air Taxi Blog

Green Ambassadors New World Leaders in Training | Air Taxi Blog | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Green Ambassadors New World Leaders in Training - https://t.co/QBoEe1BNSk https://t.co/UaT5dPxta0
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Compostable and edible packaging: the companies waging war on plastic

Compostable and edible packaging: the companies waging war on plastic | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
A new generation of manufacturers and scientists is working to tackle the global plastic waste crisis head on
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New innovation hub aims to commercialise closed-loop CO2 feedstock

New innovation hub aims to commercialise closed-loop CO2 feedstock | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
A new open innovation programme was officially launched this week (24 October) that could see around 10% of global emissions funneled into a CO2 recycling initiative that aims to replace petroleum as a feedstock in the plastic manufacturing process.
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Systems thinking: Unlocking the Sustainable Development Goals

Systems thinking: Unlocking the Sustainable Development Goals | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The world has made some good progress towards advancing the Sustainable Development Goals, but there is a key piece missing from these efforts, says Foru
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Don’t be fooled, the cost of clean energy continues to drop dramatically

Don’t be fooled, the cost of clean energy continues to drop dramatically | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
So we take a closer look and set the record straight.

Via PIRatE Lab
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The Motorship | Google applies for wind-assisted propulsion patent

The Motorship | Google applies for wind-assisted propulsion patent | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
A patent filed recently by Google proposes harnessing the company’s Makani energy kite to ships in order to provide propulsion power for vessels.
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Marine litter legislation: A toolkit for policymakers; UNEP & Environmental Law Institute

This report provides an overview of legislation that countries have implemented to tackle marine litter, focusing in particular on upstream solutions.
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Why Are We Still Classifying Companies by Industry?

Why Are We Still Classifying Companies by Industry? | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Business models are a better way to think about what firms do now.
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Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield? - Ensia

Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield? - Ensia | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The benefits of city-based agriculture go far beyond nutrition.
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Did a Solar-Powered Autonomous Boat Just Cross the Pacific Ocean? | Make:

Did a Solar-Powered Autonomous Boat Just Cross the Pacific Ocean? | Make: | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Damon built a robotic boat. Not just any robotic boat. This one is sailing across the world's oceans. And it's just simple enough to work.
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Philippe Starck designs recyclable flip-flops for Ipanema

Philippe Starck designs recyclable flip-flops for Ipanema | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
French designer Philippe Starck has created a minimal and recyclable summer sandal collection for Brazilian brand Ipanema
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Building World’s Largest Platform for Sustainable Solutions

Building World’s Largest Platform for Sustainable Solutions | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Sustainia and the UN Global Compact are building The Global Solutions Platform to inspire companies to help reach UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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Nancy Hughes is improving thousands of lives w       

Nancy Hughes is improving thousands of lives w        | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
I'm often inspired by the idealism of the young. Well, Nancy Hughes, the founder of StoveTeam International, is 73, and, at an age when most people take it easy, the work she's doing is inspirational. Hughes is the founder and unpaid leader of StoveTeam, a role she fell into after her husband died in 2001. She'd…
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SAROS - Desalination Technology Turns Wave Energy into Fresh, Clean Water

SAROS - Desalination Technology Turns Wave Energy into Fresh, Clean Water | Human and Technology | Scoop.it

all about latest development of renewable energy, technology and inventions around the world

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This Tiny Floating Garden Is Successfully Cleaning The Most Polluted Waterway In The U.S...

This Tiny Floating Garden Is Successfully Cleaning The Most Polluted Waterway In The U.S... | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
For more than a century the Gowanus Canal in New York City has been the victim of extreme pollution. It’s notorious for being one of the most polluted waterways in all of the U.S., thanks to sewage runoff, waste disposal, and industrial pollution from gas plants, chemical plants and paper mills.
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Top Sustainable Business Trends of 2016

Top Sustainable Business Trends of 2016 | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
This is the year for companies to best position their business models to capitalize on sustainable business opportunities.
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'Science will never know it all': Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood and others predict the future

'Science will never know it all': Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood and others predict the future | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
As the 2016 London Literature festival begins, this year exploring the theme ‘living in future times’, science and sci-fi writers share their visions of humanity’s future.
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From designing kiteboards to changing the world

From designing kiteboards to changing the world | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Don Montague’s journey as a kitesurfer has taken him to places that he’d never have expected.
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Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Tons of Food without Soil, Pesticides, Fossil Fuels or Groundwater

Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Tons of Food without Soil, Pesticides, Fossil Fuels or Groundwater | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The world's first farm to use seawater and sunlight to grow food in the middle of a desert just opened. Using coconut husks, 23,000 mirrors to reflect solar power, and desalinated water, Sundrop Farms situated in Port Augusta – a desert area in Australian – works agricultural voodoo. Without resorting to pesticides, needing to rely…
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WWF-BRASIL - REMOLDA - Rio's Favela Maker make products out of plastics waste

A Remolda veio para modificar não só a maneira de utilizar o plástico, mas também para mudar vidas. Em 2015 o WWF-Brasil e os parceiros do projet
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Recycling Old Materials Into Travel Concepts - Design Milk

Recycling Old Materials Into Travel Concepts - Design Milk | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
14 students from Design Academy Eindhoven turned salvaged material from old KLM cabin interiors into wild travel accessories.
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Digital hives: Creating a surge around change | McKinsey & Company

Digital hives: Creating a surge around change | McKinsey & Company | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Online communities are helping companies engage with employees to accelerate change.
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Insane Trucks of the Future Will Soon Hit the Highways

Insane Trucks of the Future Will Soon Hit the Highways | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
A new breed of trucks is coming, and you don't have to do a single thing to reap the benefits that range from safer roads to cheaper goods.
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