Des centaines de millions d’arbres dans le Sahara

Des centaines de millions d’arbres dans le Sahara Une impressionnante découverte possible grâce à l’Intelligence artificielle : 1,8 milliard d’arbres solitaires cartographiés et répertoriés dans une zone désertique en Afrique. La science au service de la biodiversité Grâce à des milliers d’images enregistrés par les satellites de la société Digital Globe, un groupe de chercheurs…

A seaweed meadow to fight global warming

A seaweed meadow to fight global warming The world’s largest seaweed meadow could help combat climate change. Restoring underwater meadows Seagrass beds now cover only 0.2% of the seabed, while their capacity to absorb carbon is 35 times greater than that of tropical forests, according to WWF. An overall decrease is caused by human activity…

How a giant processing plant eliminated food waste

How a giant processing plant eliminated food waste After the radical realization that food waste is still food, Baldor’s Bronx facility started diverting scraps away from landfills and into restaurants and juice shops, where they become perfectly edible ingredients. Inside a massive warehouse in the Bronx, the food distributor Baldor processes a million pounds of produce a week, chopping…