Environment



Food Waste Resonates Beyond the Trash Bin

Food Waste Resonates Beyond the Trash Bin

Here’s a thought to chew on before you toss out that unfinished meal or oddly shaped fruit or vegetable: U.S. consumers waste nearly a pound of food per person per day. So says a study published today by a team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and university scientists in the journal PLOS ONE.


Future Challenges for Antarctic Penguins

Future Challenges for Antarctic Penguins

Oceanites has released its annual State of Antarctic Penguins 2018 report. The SOAP report comprehensively summarizes the population size and trends of Antarctica’s five penguin species — Adélie, chinstrap, emperor, gentoo, and macaroni. The report also spotlights future challenges for Antarctic penguins as they adapt to changing temperatures in the region.



Plastic Eating System Could Help Solve Recycling Crisis

Plastic Eating System Could Help Solve Recycling Crisis

As nations around the globe search for new ways of handling waste following China’s decision to stop processing the world’s rubbish, a South Australian man is searching for investors to help build a commercial system that converts waste plastic into biogas.




iLLUMA-Drive Combines DC LED Lighting With Intelligent Renewable Energy Storage

We are on the verge of a sea change in commercial and residential lighting. Recently, LED lighting has been making rapid inroads in both industrial / commercial and residential markets. Now we’re about to witness a fundamental shift in how we light our homes and offices. Leading the way is Canadian startup iLLUMA-Drive Inc., and they’re doing it with DC power.



LightingTech Qatar Advances Qatar National Vision 2030

Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 3rd annual LightingTech Qatar conference at City Centre Rotana, Doha, Qatar today. The conference brings together government authorities, industry regulators, lighting designers, and consultants and technology providers…