Ecosystems

Creating Design tools for the Age of Networks

And general considerations on creating design tools at today<p>In the last week of July, the team — the small tribe — behind Platform Design Toolkit hid …

UX Design

Ecosystems facing ‘double whammy’ due to increasing impacts of drought

Trees and plants across the world are increasingly in “recovery mode” after a drought, a new study says, and they’re taking longer to bounce back.The …

Climate Change

On International Day, UN spotlights threatened coastal mangrove ecosystems

Coastal mangroves are among the most imperiled ecosystems on earth, with current estimates indicating that up to 67 per cent have been lost to date, …

Conservation

The Ecology of Death

It’s a nature documentary trope: A migrating herd of wildebeest approaches a rushing river. Soon a few bold ones cross, followed by the rest of the …

Ecology

Financial ecosystems: The next horizon for US banks

Banking ecosystems may represent the next frontier of banking innovation and a long-sought growth engine for banking profit pools.<p>For US banks, the …

FinTech

Spiraling Treetop Observation Tower Looks Out Onto Denmark Forest

Rising into the air well beyond the tallest reaches of the surrounding forest’s trees, an impressive observation tower lets visitors make their way …

Avant-garde

Digital transformation: who is your company’s ‘Uber’?

Nobody knows disruption in business models better than manufacturers. In the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), companies must embrace …

Innovation

Digital Ecosystems: Do Not Do It Alone!

As software becomes an increasingly large part of an enterprise’s external expression, traditional physical ecosystems—such as suppliers, resellers, …

Walgreens

For Trees to Migrate With Climate, They Need Help From Microbes

How we might help ecosystems adapt to the world we’ve created.<p>During the last glacial period, when much of North America was covered in vast, thick …

Weird

The many varied rural and regional entrepreneurial eco systems across NSW are an essential part of…

The many varied rural and regional entrepreneurial eco systems across NSW are an essential part of SSE operations. Our regionally based academic …

Australian Universities

An Aquanaut Charting the Sea’s Unknowns

<i>This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with the 2017 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers.</i><p>Ocean engineer <b>Grace C. Young</b> is …

Oceans

Q&A with Jerome Osentowski, Author of The Forest Garden Greenhouse

A forager and permaculturist with roots in rural Nebraska, Jerome Osentowski lives in a passive solar home he built at 7200 feet above Colorado’s …

Gardening

Scotiabank workers give back

On May 21, as part of United Way T&T’s National Day of Caring, Scotiabank T&T Limited embarked on four projects focused on environmental …

Bay Street

The Sharing Economy's Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

One peer-to-peer car sharing platform is creating its own entrepreneurial ecosystem. On the platform Turo, car owners are not only renting out their …

Sharing Economy

Innovation Key to Startup Success in India : IBM Study

Despite India’s entrepreneurial strength, the startup economy still has not reached full maturity and more than 90% of startups fail within the first …

Innovation

Divergence of species responses to climate change

Climate change can have profound impacts on biodiversity and the sustainability of many ecosystems. Various studies have investigated the impacts of …

Climate Change

Delicate Ecosystems Are Disrupted By Climate Change

Delicate Ecosystems Are Disrupted By Climate Change<p>New research has revealed that climate change is negatively impacting migratory songbirds. This is …

Climate

Insuring Businesses that Use Internet of Things (IoT)

There’s definitely a shift in paradigm. IoT is slowly altering the way people use devices and insurance professionals are savvy-ing up to this …

Internet of Things

Disturbance - National Wildlife Federation

When a wildfire sweeps through a stretch of forest, our first instinct is to put the blaze out. Fires are scary, destructive and dangerous, …

Ecology

ADB supports China's water ecosystems rehabilitation - Business

BEIJING - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday signed a loan and technical assistance facility to Beijing-based China Water Environment Group to …

Water

Stunning Examples of Calendar Mobile App Design

Calendar apps are synonymous with mobile devices; their importance is hard to measure given how integral they have become since the introduction of …

UX Design

Building Innovation Ecosystems to Reinvent School

By: Rosie Clayton. Last autumn, I had the chance to tour the United States to learn about the various ways in which new education innovation …

Innovation

Former child soldier wins prize for risking his life to protect Congo's wildlife

<b>(CNN) —</b> He has been beaten, threatened and imprisoned. But the former child soldier and winner of this year's Goldman Environmental Prize says he will not stop until those wanting to destroy the Democratic Republic of Congo's protected wildlife "are held responsible for their actions."<p>"Even if I or …

Science

C-Boy, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, 2012

Aperture is pleased to release these stunning limited-edition prints by Michael “Nick” Nichols, the acclaimed <i>National Geographic</i> photographer. These …

Photography

Denning Research Group - Carbon, Climate, Water, & Ecosystems

The Breathing of the Earth<p>We study the living interface between the solid Earth and its atmosphere, including exchanges of carbon, water, and energy …

Climate Change

Are these species lost forever? Not if this group can find them

The Search for Lost Species campaign aims to document 'missing' animals that might still be surviving somewhere.<p>The search for lost species begins …

Biodiversity

4 of the world's most beautiful ecosystems (and why they need protecting)

Read more from<p>Prefer to see the world on two wheels? Here's where to go<p>Busking, boot-throwing, barking and beyond<p>From pebbled beachfronts to sandy …

Earth Day

All New 185-Acre Regional Park To Open On Grouse Mountain

An all new 185-acre regional park is coming to the slopes of Grouse Mountain this May.Metro Vancouver announced the creation of the area’s 24th …

National Parks

Charity files suit against Environment Minister over lack of reports on endangered caribou

A national charity created to safeguard Canada’s lands and water is taking the federal Environment Minister to court for allegedly failing in her responsibility to monitor the protection of the endangered boreal woodland caribou.<p>The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is asking the …

Canada

Have you seen this squirrel? Scientists launch global quest for 25 'lost' species

Once upon a time, a subspecies of giant tortoise lived on Fernandina, the least-explored island in the Galapagos.<p>In 1906, explorers with the …

Nature