Sustainability

BioBee – biological pest control

When are we going to understand that pesticides are not a solution for our crops and start thinking about alternative solutions. BioBee is one of the first companies that decided to tackle this issue. Biologically based Integrated Pest Management, Natural Pollination, and Medfly Control are the areas they started focusing upon. Looking for nature inspired… read more »

A simple gadget making a big difference in the bathroom

I have first encountered Amphiro in a hotel in Florence and it seemed such a great idea. A smart device that gives people an insight into their showering habits and the long term impact it can have on the energy consumption in the house. The graphics of the polar bear coming closer to drowning make… read more »

Changing children’s lives one solar cow at a time

What an idea… In rural Africa many children are denied the access to education because their families see more benefits if they stay at home and help them out. What if we change this narrative? That is exactly what the South Korean company named YOLK has done. They have installed a solar panels designed in… read more »

Curitiba, Brazil’s most sustainable city

In the year 1971 the city elected a new major and changed it’s destiny forever. It is one of the first, if not the first modern example of a sustainable city, a smart city. In the 12 years of him being the major the city went trough major changes and became a role model for… read more »

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