News

16/10

Counting trees to better understand the...

Thomas Crowther, a biologist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH), has done the sums: there is enough room on Earth to plant 1.2 trillion trees. Enough to absorb 200 gigatons of carbon and help slow down climate change.

15/10

Drinking water access: a daily struggle for Sri...

According to a study conducted by the local press agency News 1st and the University of Peradeniya as part of the Gammadda Research* humanitarian program, drinking water access remains a major problem in Sri Lanka.

10/10

E-waste recycling in the United Kingdom: a...

A recent study by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) highlights the challenge represented by electronic waste (e-waste) recycling in British households. The source essentially states that the vast majority of people with old or unused devices are not planning to recycle them… or do not know where or how to do so.

09/10

Relying on the Internet of things* to improve...

In the United States, where some 11.4 billion dollars of recyclable items and products are thrown away each year, the Internet of Things (IoT) is proving to be a real support for cities struggling to cope with the explosion of waste streams. This is the main finding from the recent report published by As You Sow, an American nonprofit organization.

08/10

Satellite monitoring to better secure tailings

The British telecommunications company Inmarsat has joined the Mining Hub*, a coalition of Brazil’s leading mining groups. The aim is to develop real-time monitoring solutions for tailings dams, an extremely high-risk activity for personnel and the environment.uyy

Agenda

29/30 October

EPGD 2019

The international ...

29/31 October

EPGD 2019

Co-organized by the Asia...

04/08 November

ICUH 2019

The 16thInternational...

News

16/10

Counting trees to better understand the interaction between forests and climate

Thomas Crowther, a biologist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH), has done the sums: there is enough room on Earth to plant 1.2 trillion trees. Enough to absorb 200 gigatons of carbon and help slow down climate change.

15/10

Drinking water access: a daily struggle for Sri Lanka

According to a study conducted by the local press agency News 1st and the University of Peradeniya as part of the Gammadda Research* humanitarian program, drinking water access remains a major problem in Sri Lanka.

10/10

E-waste recycling in the United Kingdom: a little-understood sector

A recent study by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) highlights the challenge represented by electronic waste (e-waste) recycling in British households. The source essentially states that the vast majority of people with old or unused devices are not planning to recycle them… or do not know where or how to do so.

09/10

Relying on the Internet of things* to improve recycling quality

In the United States, where some 11.4 billion dollars of recyclable items and products are thrown away each year, the Internet of Things (IoT) is proving to be a real support for cities struggling to cope with the explosion of waste streams. This is the main finding from the recent report published by As You Sow, an American nonprofit organization.

08/10

Satellite monitoring to better secure tailings

The British telecommunications company Inmarsat has joined the Mining Hub*, a coalition of Brazil’s leading mining groups. The aim is to develop real-time monitoring solutions for tailings dams, an extremely high-risk activity for personnel and the environment.uyy

Agenda

29/30 October

EPGD 2019

The international ...

29/31 October

EPGD 2019

Co-organized by the Asia Pacific Institute of Science and Engineering (APISE) and the...