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Carbon negative cement

Carbon Negative Cement

This great new material is called Novacem which has been recently awarded material of the year prize for innovative discovery – carbon negative cement by Material ConneXion. Novacem is not based on a non-carbonate raw material, magnesium silicate, and uses a relatively low temperature production process. More CO2 is absorbed[…]

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Vertical Farming

Vertical Farming

An evolution of farming and sustainable living for the future and now. Vertical farming as a component of urban agriculture is the practice of producing food in vertically stacked layers, vertically inclined surfaces and/or integrated in other structures. See the following clip with an overview of vertical farming from Dickson Despommier and[…]

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Robot Loving

Robot Loving

Could the whole concept of robots as ‘partners’ be a real world solution in the future? With advancements in robot technology and AI, it seems that robot lovers many not be too far away. There are a range of positive and potential negatives associated with this sort of arrangement surely.[…]

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Lifestraw water purification

LifeStraw – Portable Water Purification

LifeStraw and LifeStraw Family are both point-of-use water interventions. These are truly unique offerings from Vestergaard Frandsen that address the concern for  obtaining safe drinking water at home and outside for people with access to  poor quality water and at an affordable level. Lack of access to safe drinking water[…]

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