Drones Join Coral Conservation Effort

Drones Join Coral Conservation Effort

Ocean warming, invasive species and rising sea levels around the world are leading to coral die-off and bleaching. Yet despite the dwindling amount of pristine reef, much of it remains unmapped ...

Songdo 'City in a box'

Songdo 'City in a box'

Welcome to Songdo, the city of tomorrow, a metropolis built especially with smart technology in mind. Located in South Korea, this ‘city in a box’ is a model for sustainable developm...

Shedding new light on flexible displays

Shedding new light on flexible displays

Organic light-emitting devices (OLEDs) use very little energy to produce visible light. They are already going into television and smartphone screens and other technologies. The opportunities ar...

Solar ship passes halfway point

Solar ship passes halfway point

The world's largest fully solar-powered boat -- the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar -- has reached its halfway point on its 2013 trip around the Atlantic Ocean. The catamaran runs so...

Eden Project's new venture

Eden Project's new venture

Cornwall's fantastic Eden Project has announced that it is teaming up with Planet First, a leading London-based sustainability consultancy, to form a unique business partnership. ...

Hydrogen fuel cells break new ground

Hydrogen fuel cells break new ground

More eco-friendly vehicles could help pave the way for a greener future, but making them commerically viable is proving tricky. Hydrogen fuel cell behicles would be more efficient, and wouldn...