Countdown begins for Ocean Cleanup System 001 launch

1 year ago — Long Read

In 10 days, on September 8th, Ocean Cleanup will launch the world’s first ocean cleanup system from an assembly yard in Alameda, out through the San Francisco Bay, toward the...

Oxford could become the world’s first zero emission zone by 2035

2 years ago — Quick Read

Oxford prides itself as a bike-riding city, but the town might well become the world's first zero-emission zone by 2035 if plans to radically lower emissions are implemented. New plans...

Ice Drones Embark on Antarctic Mission

2 years ago — Long Read

A flotilla of robot subs are on a mission to forecast sea level rise by mapping the unseen bottom of a melting ice shelf.

Meet the AI that hunts poachers

2 years ago — Quick Read

Meet PAWS - the elephant’s new protector. This new machine-⁠learning and game-theory system can predict where poachers are likely to strike. Poachers kill around 27,000 African elephants each year. This...

University of Warwick creates Fluorescent dye to highlight 99% of hidden ocean micro-plastics

2 years ago — Long Read

With the smallest microplastics in oceans going largely undetected the University of Warwick has developed an innovative and cheap new method of detecting microplastics as small as the width of...

No heavy loads – Engineers develop simple solution for greener, lighter washing machine

2 years ago — Long Read

You might remember Professor Amin Al-Habaibeh from the wave machine created from old bike parts - now he has teamed up with 22-year-old undergraduate Dylan Knight to make a splash...