#Enviroment

Meet the AI that hunts poachers

3 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

4 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

4 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...

Busted Boom cuts short Ocean Cleanup’s first trash trial

5 years ago — Long Read

Back in June we looked at Ocean Cleanup's announcement of the first ocean trials of its crowd-funded trash clearing boom. That trial has run into trouble and the team is...

Crowd-funded clean-up boom set to tackle Ocean’s plastic problem

5 years ago — Quick Read

A 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface is being tested. If successful, it could be deployed at much larger scales to tackle the ‘great Pacific garbage patch’....

Study says that carbon mitigation tech urgently required to meet targets

6 years ago — Quick Read

Europe’s carbon intensive industries are bound to fail to meet emission reduction targets unless innovative technological solutions for capture and storage are promptly introduced, a study has found. In addition...