Drones Could Save the Planet, One Tree at a Time

A former NASA engineer is using her talents to develop drone technology to plant over a billion trees in the next seven years. The process has taken into account every step along the way to ensure full ecological restoration.

For Once, Some Good Environmental News Out of Antarctica

[DIGEST: BBC, CNN] New research published in the journal Science suggests the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal. Researchers carried out detailed measurements of the amount of ozone in the stratosphere every September between 2000 and 2015. They used data collected from weather balloons, satellites and model simulations, to show … Continued

SolaRoad is Producing More Energy Than Expected

The world’s first solar road, located in the Netherlands, has only been open for six months but is already producing more energy than expected. SolaRoad has produced over 3,000 kilowatt-hours of energy since opening in November 2014, according to Think Progress. The spokesman for this public-private partnership project, Stan de Wit, spoke of its success in … Continued

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