An App Made in Heaven

Fresh Agriculture Technologies is developing software solutions to assist in fruit production. A team of seven people of different professions, from agronomists through developers to economists, contributed to the digitisation of agriculture by designing the MapMyApple application, which even Delta Agrar has included in its production. One of the members …

Tesla China Sold 11,095 Model 3 Cars in May

Tesla China sold 11,095 Model 3 cars in May, which was three times the volume for April. This information comes from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). Tesla sold just over 3,600 cars in April, which was down from the 10,160 vehicles sold in March. China was the first country …

Iberia and the World Tourism Organization Team Up for Sustainable Tourism

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, and the CEO of Iberia, Luis Gallego, have signed a cooperation agreement in favour of sustainable tourism, at the headquarters of the airline. The two organizations share a commitment to enhancing the environmental, social and economic sustainability of the tourism …

Eating Seaweed Could Reduce Cows’ Methane Production

Researchers at the University of California, Davis have found a surprising food source that could help reduce cows’ methane production: seaweed. A recent study from the university suggests bovines who eat an experimental mix of special food and a specific strain of seaweed produce less greenhouse gas than their peers. …

Deluge of Electronic Waste Turning Thailand into ‘World’s Rubbish Dump’

At a deserted factory outside Bangkok, skyscrapers made from vast blocks of crushed printers, Xbox components and TVs tower over black rivers of smashed-up computer screens. This is a tiny fraction of the estimated 50m tonnes of electronic waste created just in the EU every year, a tide of toxic …

Air Pollution Inequality Widens Between Rich and Poor Nations

Pollution inequality between the world’s rich and poor is widening, according to the latest global data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) which shows that 7 million people – mostly in developing nations – die every year from airborne contaminants. Overall, nine in 10 people on the planet live with …