Urban Heat Islands

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by Elyas Harris Have you heard of urban heat islands? This is a phenomenon where the city is warmer than its rural counterparts. This happens because urban environments, better known as cities, trap heat and pollution. This influx of heat, as well as the issues that come with excess pollution in the air, don’t seem […]

The Future of Agriculture

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by Elyas Harris There are multiple nations whose main exports are agricultural products. Farming is a big source of income and a livelihood for millions of people around the world.  We all rely on agriculture for sustenance, for our food. Unfortunately,  the soil gets used up through prevalent modern farming techniques. These cause the soil, […]

0-emissions Vehicle Tech

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by Elyas Harris. For a sustainable living carbon-neutral mobility is a key component. There have been numerous ways and technologies that aim to achieve this. Mass transit is always the most efficient way of transportation. However, we still have millions of vehicles circulating around the world. Most of these cars burn fossil fuels unfortunately. There […]

Mangroves, Tigers, and Climate Change

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By Elyas Harris. Given the recent and ongoing celebration of #Wildlifeday on March 3rd, we saw lots of stories on wildlife with a big emphasis on Big Cats. Wildlife is vital for the planet’s health, and its massively under threat by anthropogenic (human) activities and climate change. Beyond our destruction of pristine forests and biodiversity […]

Shaking off the bias

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By Elyas Harris.   Understanding what is happening in our world is of paramount importance if we are to be concerned with progressing towards improving the state of it. We advocate for progress towards a better world in the specific shape of achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This entails a world of dignity, peace, […]

Addressing E-waste

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by Elyas Harris. Every year new type of electronics are being sold to the public. Have you ever thought about what happens to the old electronics? Probably not… they usually sit in your drawer and collect dust or they sit in a landfill and leach toxic chemicals into the ground. E-waste has been an emerging […]

The Economics of Sustainable Development

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by Elyas Harris It a safe to say that in many ways the world moves to the beat of the financial markets, and these are in driven by quarterly financian statements of corporations. However, either through government spending or our own spending, we as a global society have increasingly become more aware about the impact […]