Linn Winge

Linn Winge

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💻 Ecosia's new function can show if companies are "greenwashers"

The search engine Ecosia has a new feature which can help its users understand if major businesses actually commit to the climate or if they are greenwashers.

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🐢 Endangered Manning River Turtles Released into Wild

Australian conservationists saved 10 of Australia's most endangered reptiles, The Manning River turtle, from the forest fires during 2020. Now they released them back into the wild.

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🪶 Scientists find black-necked pheasant pigeon after 140 years

Scientists find black-necked pheasant-pigeon after 140 years of absence. The scientists captured a picture of the bird via a camera trap and described it “like finding a unicorn”.

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♻️ Pyramid out of 20 ton plastic inspires clean-ups

A pyramid made of 20 tons of plastic - or about 1 million plastic bottles - from the Nile inspires a plan to fund massive clean-ups.

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♻️ Wind turbines can soon capture CO2 and generate renewable energy at the same time

Soon, wind turbines could be able to both provide the world with clean energy and at the same time capture carbon dioxide from the air and use it to produce materials like for example concrete.

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🚢 Solar-powered barges can capture 50 tons of plastic from rivers each day

The Ocean Cleanup has come up with a novel solution to stop plastic entering our oceans via rivers - a solar-powered barge which uses curved barriers to catch waste floating downstream.

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🐸 New ponds helps endangered frog species

In Switzerland, 422 new ponds have been built and this caused all of the country's endangered frog species to see a “population explosion”.

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🌳 Organization re-plant extinct tree in Hawaii

Conservationists found a tree species, supposed to be extinct, atop one of Hawaii’s mountains while on a seed gathering trip. Now, they have planted 30 seedlings from the tree, hoping for the species recovery.

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🛩The RobotFalcon: an innovative solution to bird and aircraft collisions

The University of Groningen located in the Netherlands has been working on a solution to the problem of birds colliding with airplanes: a robotic falcon controlled from the ground.

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🌳 Spectacular rooftop forest planned for an old Courthouse in London

A spectacular rooftop forest is planned for an old courthouse in London. 125 trees and more than 10 000 plants will be planted.

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🌋 Volcanic rock dust captures carbon and fertilizes crops on farms

This agriculture-tech startup is spreading dust from the basalt rock on farmer’s fields to capture carbon and remove it from the global carbon cycle. A plus is that the dust also acts as fertilizer.

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🦬 First Wild Bison in 6,000 Years Born in the UK

For the first time in 6000 years, a baby bison has been born in the UK, and this just months after a small herd was brought to the country.