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Cell phones could stop deforestation

Instead of leaving your old smartphone in a drawer or having it be recycled, you could help turn it into an instrument that helps save the rainforests

Corals meet genetic engineering

To fight the risk of extinction, scientists are using cutting-edge technology to safe coral reef ecosystems.

Tech to the ocean’s rescue

Researchers are using satellite monitoring to identify illegally caught fish.

Camera traps for studying endangered species

In South America researchers are using camera traps to study endangered species in remote locations.

Drones can help measure air pollution in Peru

The qAIRa project aims to measure pollution in La Oroya one of the most polluted cities in the world and the Madre de Dios region.

The ‘plastic’ bags that dissolve in water

These are biodegradable, compostable and recyclable bags made from cassava root and natural resins. 

Wireless biodiversity monitoring in the Amazon

Scientists from Australia, Brazil and Spain will use a wireless sensor network to monitor wildlife in the Amazon. 

High hopes in Chile and Mexico as Canada contributes $14 million in clean technology

As Climate change is a global problem that requires a global solution, Canada is committed to reducing climate-harming pollutants at home and around the world.

Fog Catching is a Latin American innovation

With the largest functioning fog collection project opened in Morocco we wanted to show you its origins.

The paper of the future

Researchers have developed a rewritable paper-like surface that can be printed and erased 40 times without a loss in resolution. 

Amazon biodiversity could fuel the fourth industrial revolution

A team of scientists says we could use available technologies to learn and imitate the region's natural forms, processes and ecosystems, known as biomimicry.

5 tech projects to protect sharks

The projects help scientists to learn more about and find ways to protect these feared species. 

Solar Impulse 2 has completed its journey

The solar powered airplane has arrived in Abu Dhabi after a round the world trip.

3D printed turtle eggs to catch poachers

Conservationists plan to deploy the eggs this fall in Central America when the arribada or mass nesting occurs. 

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