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Google calls on Local Guides to add wheelchair info to Maps

Getting around on wheels might sound classy, but there is one wheel-based mode of transportation that isn’t always fun. Laws requiring establishments …

Sustainability and circular economy - Wachstum - European Commission

Areas of action<p>Circular economy<p>The Commission is undertaking a range of actions to support the move to a more circular economy. These cover the cycle …

Sustainability

Gerente General de AES Gener revela cómo es pelearse con el grupo económico mas grande de Chile

La tensa relación entre el grupo Luksic y AES Gener por los sobrecostos de Alto Maipo terminó con un quiebre total y la salida del holding chileno …

The Women’s March has now reached as far as Antarctica. (Really.)

There are now sister marches in 60 countries on seven continents.<p>The women’s marches taking place around the world to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump have now reached the furthest corner of the earth: Antarctica.<p>To be slightly more precise, the women will be holding their event on a ship …

Southern Ocean

All References to Climate Change Have Been Deleted From the White House Website

Donald Trump immediately deleted Barack Obama's lengthy climate change information page.<p>At 11:59 AM Eastern, the official White House website had a lengthy information page about the threat of climate change and the steps the federal government had taken to fight it. At noon, at the instant Donald …

Clean Technology

Atomic

7 exceptional sustainability podcasts you should tune in to

If you can’t get enough of the sustainability world, there are plenty of great podcasts to entertain your commute and workday.<p>A bumper crop of new …

U.S. Department of Energy

12 eye-opening sustainability videos from 2016

Sustainability has been complicated in 2016. We’ve witnessed rising global temperatures, the acceptance of the Paris Agreement, the elevation of …

Sustainability

Device harvests energy from your moving fingers - Futurity

A new flexible, lightweight device could provide power to phones and other devices by harvesting energy from motion, like a finger tapping on a …

Ants behave as mini farmers in Fiji – study

Ants on the Pacific islands observed carefully sowing and fertilising seeds of at least six types of plant as part of a relationship that reaches back 3m years<p>Ants found in the Pacific islands of Fiji behave as miniature farmers, carefully sowing and fertilising the seeds of at least six types of …

Insects

Why 23andme Killed Its Next Generation Gene Sequencing Project

Gene sequencing startup 23andme has abandoned plans to develop a next generation sequencing technology, CEO Anne Wojcicki said on Wednesday.<p>The …

Molecular Biology

La fascinante historia de por qué el norte queda arriba en los mapas

La forma como quedó determinado de esa forma es una excitante mezcla de historia, astrofísica y psicología.<p>Y además, nos lleva a una conclusión …

3tags.org

‘I will NOT wear a hijab’: U.S. chess star refuses to attend world championships in Iran

As one of the most successful women to ever play the male-dominated game of chess, Nazi Paikidze is used to having her moves watched closely.<p>Her latest has drawn international attention: Paikidze announced last week that she will boycott February’s Women's World Chess Championship in Iran because …

List-Worthy

World's first baby born using controversial 'three-parent' technique

The procedure was carried out in Mexico, outside of US regulatory frameworks. Doctors had used a new method combining DNA from three people to …

Genetics

Solar power cost down 25% in five months – “There’s no reason why the cost of solar will ever increase again”

On Aug. 11 a bid of US$0.46/W was put forward to build 500MW of solar power in China (a roughly calculated levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) at $0.019/kWh). In the past week we saw a bid of $0.023/kWh to build 1.2GW of solar power in Abu Dhabi. This price of $0.023/kWh is nearly 25% lower than …

Solar Power

Un restaurante chileno ocupa el cuarto puesto entre los 50 mejores de América Latina

El restaurante peruano Central, del chef Virgilio Martínez, volvió a conseguir el lunes último el primer lugar de la lista de los 50 Mejores …

Polluted air affects 92% of global population, says WHO

<b>Nine out of 10 people on the planet breathe polluted air, even outdoors, the World Health Organisation said.</b><p>Some 92% of the population live in places where air pollution exceeds WHO limits, which can contribute to lung cancer, heart disease, and strokes.<p>The south-east Asia and western Pacific …

Pollution

India’s new Solar Power Tree can light 5 homes in just 4 sq ft of land

This amazing Solar Power Tree generates the same amount of electricity as a conventional array, but on a much smaller plot of land. The solar power …

Is blue the new green? Wave power could revolutionize the renewable-energy game

There’s enough wave energy in the oceans to power the world, and scientists are finally close to harnessing it.<p>Unless you’re a surfer, a sailor or the owner of beachfront property during hurricane season, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about the power of waves. That may be changing …

Renewable Energy

Los virus y bacterias esperan la hora del deshielo – Cambio Climático Chile – TERRAM

¿El cambio climático hará resurgir la viruela? Los recientes casos de ántrax en el extremo norte de Rusia revelan el peligro sanitario del deshielo …

World Economic Forum - Home

Apologies - this section of our website is currently unavailable<p>In the meantime, please use the contact information below for any website related …

Flex, the tampon alternative you can wear during sex

Flex, a San Francisco-based company preparing to launch an alternative to tampons and sanitary towels that can be worn during sex, has announced it has raised $1 million in funding.<p>It has also bought rival firm Softcup for an undisclosed amount, and now owns all 'menstrual disc' products on the …

These 50 Images Capture The Rare Beauty Of Rio's Street Art Scene

In Rio de Janeiro, street art is king.<p>Thanks to a decree signed by the Brazilian city’s mayor in 2012, all graffiti and street art created on designated city property is legal. (And street art created on private property is permitted with the consent of property owners.) That’s why panoramic shots …

Streetwear

Máximo Pacheco sigue sacando aplausos: BBVA apunta a que energías renovables “contienen caída en inversión y presiones alcistas sobre tarifas”

Las energías renovables no convencionales (ERNC) se están echando al hombro la inversión en el país.<p>Eso es lo que describe el último informe sobre el …

EStream Portable Water Power Generator (video)

Enomad has created a very unique way of generating power from water sources while you are out and about, away from the gird and exploring nature. The …

20 Plants That Improve Air Quality in Your Home

By Beth Greer<p>The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been studying the effects of plants on air quality for about 20 years and …

Ztylus Case. Una navaja suiza fotográfica para tu móvil

Creado por la empresa <b>Ztylus Innovation</b> con sede en Houston, Texas (EE.UU), <b>Ztylus Case</b> es una funda para el móvil muy versátil creada en policarbonato …

16 Stunning Statistics that Forecast the Future of the Internet of Things

When we started this decade, the Internet of Things was a basically a buzzword, talked about by a few, acted upon by fewer, a challenge to save for …

The Africans buying sunshine with their phones

Julie Njeri did not believe her son when he declared he no longer needed spectacles to read his books and complete his homework.<p>She took him to the doctor and was told young Peter Mwangi no longer suffered the sharp irritation and redness in his eyes that had resulted in him being given glasses. …

Africa