The effects of climate change and development are having devastating impacts on the world’s coral, home to a diverse range of sea life and a spectacular ecosystem.
Our latest Trend Briefing looks at 3D Printing and how companies and organisations are using this disruptive technology to create both more sustainable products, and products that can improve (and save) the lives of people around the world as well as hel
Adidas has unveiled a pair of sneakers it made from garbage recovered from the ocean.
Not many products can claim to have a negative carbon footprint, yet Newslight Technologies AirCarbon plastic has managed it.
Traditionally, when you hand over the car keys to your teen, all you can do is offer words of advice, maybe agree some rules, then just pray and hope.
As designers of some of the world’s most spectacular buildings and complexes, Arup uses a lot of unique speciality parts within its building designs. These parts are manufactured in just a handful of locations around the world, meaning that it generates a great deal of carbon and cost to get these parts transported from their manufacturing location to their user location.
The flood of data that wearable tech will provide industries such as healthcare has real potential to improve on the quality of the job being done.
Because modern Western lifestyles, including work, are mainly sedentary - much of the population does not get enough daily exercise. The introduction of fitness tracking devices, such as Fitbit and Jawbone Up, are targeted at making people more aware of this lack in activity and providing them with the knowledge of how to stay in shape.
Car sharing schemes often tout their sustainability credentials in terms of taking excess vehicles off the road.
Consider two street cleaning managers. One lives in Barcelona. The other lives in some other large metropolis. Both are responsible for making sure their city's rubbish bins are emptied. But, while the one manager works tirelessly to check which of the bins needs emptying, the one in Barcelona can focus on other daily tasks.