Fred & Farid Los Angeles unveils “Ocean Miner” for the Tara Expéditions Foundation

Fred & Farid Los Angeles unveils “Ocean Miner” for the Tara Expéditions Foundation

 FF Los Angeles unveiled the “Ocean Miner” project for the Tara Expéditions Foundation: an innovative system somewhere between blockchain and land art that gives the ocean the opportunity to produce Bitcoin to finance its own preservation. The Tara Expéditions Foundation travels the world’s seas with scientists on board its schooner, Tara. For 15 years, […]

Swedish Zoo uses AR animals to boost awareness of endangered species

Swedish Zoo uses AR animals to boost awareness of endangered species

Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna, Sweden, is using AR to raise awareness of endangered species and environmental issues among its visitors. The zoo has created virtual animals, which take real species and create fantastical variations on them to show how they would have to adapt to survive problems like deforestation, poaching and climate change. For example, a […]

Greenpeace launches VR app to transport people to ‘amazing’ locations around the world

Greenpeace launches VR app to transport people to ‘amazing’ locations around the world

Environmental organisation Greenpeace UK has teamed with AllofUs, a design consultancy, to launch a VR app that gives its supporters the opportunity ‘to experience amazing places like the Amazon and Artic first-hand’. The Virtual Explorer app provides viewers with 360° films that transport them to various precious environments across the globe, and enables them to […]

WildAid and Wunderman team-up with Chinese superstar Angelababy to save Pangolins

WildAid and Wunderman team-up with Chinese superstar Angelababy to save Pangolins

WildAid, an environmental organization that focuses on reducing the demand for wildlife products, together with Wunderman, a leading global digital agency, has just launched a China-based integrated activation campaign aimed at raising public awareness of the plight of pangolins, the world’s most trafficked and least understood wild mammal. It is estimated that over 1 million […]

People in Cardiff can now use an app to give away food they don’t want rather than let it go to waste

People in Cardiff can now use an app to give away food they don’t want rather than let it go to waste

The UK’s first ever food-sharing app OLIO launches in Cardiff to help combat food waste in the city. Smartphone users in Cardiff will have access to the app, which has been described as Freecycle for food, providing local people and businesses with a simple way to cut food waste. The free app connects neighbours with […]