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Update to SDG14.3 Voluntary Committment: Enhancing global ocean acidification monitoring and research by GOA-ON

Update from 25 January 2018: GOA-ON contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in September 2015 by the United Nations, contains 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Goal 14, life below water, is to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources, and consists […]

Brain Organoids Show Formation of Brain Wrinkles

Our regular readers might have noted that the development of organ-on-a-chip devices has become a popular research trend. Tiny living parts of real human organs can be sustained for long periods of time inside of specially designed chambers that feed the organoids and provide researchers a window to examine them under a microscope. All sorts […]

Path of Exile's Bestiary expansion lets you hunt dangerous prey on Xbox One and PC

Grinding Gear Games is introducing even more content to Path of Exile next month. Path of Exile is a Diablo-like free-to-play game which relies purely on cosmetic microtransactions to sustain development. Today, Grinding Gear Games announced that a new content update, called Bestiary, will hit PC on March 2, 2018. An Xbox One release will follow roughly a week later. ...

The new bioenergy research center: building on ten years of success

(University of Wisconsin-Madison) The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, recently embarked on a new mission: to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and products currently derived from petroleum.

CCNY and international partners explore sustainable reuse of wind turbine blades

(City College of New York) With the rapid development of wind energy technology in the past 15 years comes a new conundrum: how to dispose of the non-biodegradable blades in current wind turbines in a sustainable way. The City College of New York and its international partners are on it.

Whole Foods’ Affordable Supermarket Lands in East Austin

Joining the growing options of restaurants in Plaza Saltillo Whole Foods Market 365, the more affordable version of the sustainable grocery store, is finally coming to Austin proper. It will be located in the development adjacent toShow More Summary

Are ‘agri-hoods’ the answer to sustainable development in the desert?

Capitalizing on the farm-to-table movement, a housing developer is swapping golf tees for olive trees Miralon, a 309-acre planned community in Palm Springs, scheduled to open later this year, wants to give potential buyers a vision of what makes the desert community such a draw. Show More Summary

Life in the Green Lane | Collection Development: Sustainable Living

Time will tell if, after devastating hurricanes and wildfires in recent years, people will make the connection between increasingly violent, more frequent weather events and global warming. These 32 resources will help librarians make sense of the issue.

New sustainable production method could advance plastics and pharmaceuticals

(University of Texas at Austin) A team of chemical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a new, cost-effective method for synthetically producing a biorenewable platform chemical called triacetic acid lactone (TAL) that can be used to produce innovative new drugs and sustainable plastics at an industrial scale.

Smartphone-based Connected Bicycle Prototype Development for Sustainable Multimodal Transportation System-Scope

(Center Identification Number: 79063-17) Principal Investigator Achilleas Kourtellis, Ph.D. Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) University of South Florida 4202 E. Fowler Ave, CUT100 Tampa FL 33620 Phone: (813) 974-8073 Email address: kourtellis@cutr.usf.edu Project Scope Due to fast development in automobile industry in the past decades, the

4 Of Our Biggest Global Problems Are Big Business Opportunities

As the world falls behind on some of the Sustainable Development Goals–inequality, consumption, climate change, and clean oceans–there are also places for aspiring social entrepreneurs to find a niche. When the United Nations set out...Show More Summary

5 Tips For Launching A Successful Side Hustle (For Real This Time)

Side hustles fizzle out for all sorts of reasons. These five entrepreneurs share how they developed their own into full-fledged startups. You promised yourself this was the year you’d finally launch–and sustain–some sort of side project,...Show More Summary

Developing a Digital Operating Model: GEP Releases 2018 Procurement Outlook Report

Categories: Industry News, P2P, Procurement Strategy & Planning, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology Tags: General News, L1 GEP recently published its 2018 Procurement Outlook Report, which provides insight on important business and technology trends for procurement and supply chain professionals. Show More Summary

‘What gets measured gets managed’: revisiting the indicators for maternal and newborn health programmes

The health of women and children are critical for global development. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda and the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescent’s Health 2016–2030 aim to re...

4 grand development ideas that could revolutionize Atlanta

How an aerotropolis, the "Ray" sustainable road, the Gulch redevelopment, and the "Stitch" park over the Connector could change Atlanta.

CUNY, Harvard scientists team with UBS Asset Management on sustainable investing framework

(Advanced Science Research Center, GC/CUNY) Scientists at The City University of New York (CUNY) and Harvard University, in partnership with UBS Asset Management, have developed a scientific framework to inform investment decisions that make positive contributions to sustainable environmental stewardship and human well-being.

Scientists develop sustainable investing framework

Scientists at The City University of New York (CUNY) and Harvard University, in partnership with UBS Asset Management, have developed a scientific framework to inform investment decisions that make positive contributions to sustainable environmental stewardship and human well-being. Show More Summary

Airbus prepares for London showdown with A400M program members | Iraq receives first six T-50IQs | BAE unveil CV90 Mk IV ahead of Czech competition

Americas General Atomics has been awarded a USAF contract for software development on the MQ-9 Reaper UAV. Valued at $49.3 million, the agreement provides for software development, in addition to sustaining the current MQ-9 Reaper force operated by the Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Combat Command units. Work to take place at Poway, […]

How Graphene Research Is Taking Aim at 5 of the World’s Biggest Problems

In September 2015, world leaders gathered at a historic UN summit to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These are 17 ambitious targets and indicators that help guide and coordinate governments and international organizations to alleviate global problems. For example, SDG 3 is to “ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.” […]

UN deputy secretary-general calls for equitable economic growth

JOHANNESBURG - Amina Mohammed, the United Nations deputy secretary-general, has called on countries to accelerate inclusive and equitable economic growth and sustainable development that will not leave vulnerable populations, such as...Show More Summary

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