Inside the Hellscape Where Our Computers Go to Die

Inside the Hellscape Where Our Computers Go to Die

From computers to refrigerators, the world’s e-waste has to end up somewhere.

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This Indoor Farm Can Bring Fresh Produce to Food Deserts

This Indoor Farm Can Bring Fresh Produce to Food Deserts

The maker of this $1,500 indoor farm says the trick to ending the world’s water crisis may be turning all of us into farmers.

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Using Satellites to Stop Deforestation Before It Happens

Using Satellites to Stop Deforestation Before It Happens

Environmentalists are turning to artificial intelligence and satellites to combat forest destruction in real time—that is, in time to stop it.

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Boom! Earth’s Population Could Hit 12 Billion by 2100

Boom! Earth’s Population Could Hit 12 Billion by 2100

Earth is fast becoming a more crowded place — and it may become more crowded than expected. According to a new projection of human population growth, there could very well be 12.3 billion people by century’s end, up to two billion more than some estimates.

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