Project Mose -Venice’s Creative Solution to Holding Back the Tide

MOSE Barrier, overview and details

In Venice, Italy- a tourist destination known for their intricate and iconic canal systems, they are already experiencing the worst effects of our rising sea levels. When the tide is in, water from the ocean floods into the lowest parts of their city – affecting people’s homes and their livelihood.  Click here to learn about the gargantuan, world-defining solution that engineers and businessmen from around the world are contributing to. You can also click here to see Project Mose’s first successful test of their flood gates.

 

 

Uber Drivers In London Make the Switch to Electric Cars

 

As local and global communities around the world begin to acknowledge both the necessity and merit of electric vehicles, we can expect to see policy changes reflecting this shift. Just recently, Uber chose to make a bold stance on this topic through their London, UK, headquarters. They committed themselves to ensuring that all ride-sharing and ride-hailing vehicles in their fleet  are run by electric motors by as early as 2020. Read more here to keep up to date on the impactful social and business decision made by Uber.

Southeast Asia Spotlight: Singapore Setting the Ideal for Environmental Initiatives

It is clear that sustainability has become a popular topic around the world. As a Canadian, most of us are raised to believe we are a very developed and forward-thinking country. We are internationally renowned for our natural treasures – lakes, prairies, and mountain ranges – that seem to label us as a nation that prioritizes environmental concerns. Read more

University Living – Going Green with Friends

I hope it’s no secret that environmental activism at its root is a lifestyle. When you truly care about a cause, it is embedded in everything you do. Us environmentalists may occasionally be characterized by excessive quantities of turning off the lights, shutting off the tap, and obsessive recycling, but it’s simply because these actions have become a second nature for us. They are instinctual behaviours, conceived of a true level of caring and passion for our planet and the environment. Read more

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