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Fact-based optimistic news of the week
🗺 Electronic “message in a bottle” will help scientists map plastic waste.
To get more information about how plastic waste drifts and accumulates at sea, researchers use plastic bottles with GPS and satellite transmitters.
🌅 AI finds hidden streams and wetlands
Laser scanning and AI give us maps that mark streams and wet areas with much higher accuracy than before.
🇺🇳 Young Champions of the Earth, UN's prize for those wanting to change the world.
This year seven young men and women were selected winners for the Young Champions of the Earth contest. Keep reading to learn more about the prize and the winners.
🚙 Electric vehicles gain traction in Southern Africa.
Governments across the globe are making efforts to reduce carbon emissions and Zimbabwe is no exception. The Southern African country is now putting policies in place to promote electric vehicles together with renewable energy.
🤝 NASA signs new Artemis agreements with Canada and Brazil.
A Canadian astronaut will fly on the Artemis II mission to the Moon. Canadian engineers will build a robotic arm to the lunar Gateway. Brazil shows intent to sign the Artemis Accords and possibly contribute with a Brazilian-built Moon rover.
🇺🇸 New U.S. space policy sets goal on human missions to Mars.
The new National Space Policy of the USA, published December 9th, presents an updated list of the nation’s space goals. These include enabling Mars travel and space resource utilization. A permanent presence on the Moon is also on the list.
💡 "If it seems too bad to be true – it probably is."
It is wise to be a critical thinker. The problem is that far too many confuse critical thinking with pessimism. Luckily, there is a solution, writes Magnus Aschan, Editor-in-Chief of Warp News.
🌑 Chang’e-5 returns with a rock sample from the Moon.
China has completed the cutting-edge mission to bring back samples from the Moon to the Earth for the first time since the 1970’s. The Chang’e-5 mission involved many challenging steps, including a docking in lunar orbit and a bounce re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere.