8 ways Big Data helps improve global water and food security


GreenBiz Group Inc.

Christopher Neale

Big Data is transforming agriculture, and just in time. The demand for food is expected to double by 2050 as the world's population heads toward 9 billion people and increasing incomes allow many more to afford a better diet.

These drones can plant 100,000 trees a day


World Economic Forum

Charlotte Edmond


It'€s simple maths. We are chopping down about 15 billion trees a year and planting about 9 billion. So there'€s a net loss of 6 billion trees a year.

Bug-killing book pages clean murky drinking water - BBC News


BBC News


Image copyright WATERISLIFE/Kristine Bender Image caption The next stage is to test the books in larger trials where they are used by local residents

A book with pages that can be torn out to filter drinking water has proved effective in its first field trials.

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