Green City-State: How Singapore is Leading the Way in Sustainable Urban Development

Singapore, an island state at the southern end of the Malay Peninsula with an approximate population of 6 million people, is considered one of the most eco-friendly cities in Asia (TSLG, 2022). Its path to sustainability was not an easy one, especially when it comes to the urban environment.  For many years, Singapore was polluted,…

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The Hydrogen Revolution: Exploring the Potential of Hydrogen as a Future Energy Source

There are many ways to help curb global warming and one of the most popular is the use of non-polluting alternative energies, or at least to a lesser extent than conventional ones (fossil fuels and nuclear energy). Among these new options for producing energy, we find the much-hyped hydrogen. But is hydrogen truly the solution?…

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From Climate Change to Eco-Anxiety: The Psychological Toll of Environmental Issues on Individuals and Society

What is it ? Eco-anxiety is the anxiety derived by the climate situation of our planet and the feeling of worrying for the next generation and their own life. Eco-anxiety could cause health issues and it’s estimate that it’s more common among young people as teens and children.Research carried through a survey of child psychiatrists…

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Greenwashing or Game-Changer? The EU’s Debate on the Sustainability of Nuclear Energy

For as long as we can remember, people have been taught that non-renewable energy sources can only be those that are found in limited quantities and that come from nuclear fuels or fossil fuels, the latter being without doubt the leading non-renewable energy source worldwide. Even though nuclear energy is by definition a renewable energy source, it is not…

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The Green Cities of Tomorrow: How Environmental Engineering and Green Architecture Are Shaping the Cities of the Future

Currently, the world population already surpasses 7.9 billion people, and over 70% of this population lives in the urban setting. The prediction is that, by 2050, cities will grow even more and so will the world population, totalizing 9.7 billion people. With this increase and the rise of the 4.0 industry, also known as the…

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Energy: The Trap of Net Zero

The lightning storm – Fascination amongst humankind. Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla were both fascinated by electricity and energy, trying to untap the secrets to our universe. What if we combine both discoveries, could we possibly find an answer to halt the reliance on fossil fuels? Could Direct Current be the answer? Pope Francis believes…

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Eco-Conscious eating: The Connection Between Veganism and Climate Change

Veganism is a hot topic for discussion at the moment on social media. But what is veganism? Does it have an influence on the environment? Unlike the vegetarians, who only eat food from vegetal origin, and don’t eat meat, a vegan person does not consume anything from animal origin, not only food. It can also…

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The Race Against Extinction: Why Biodiversity in the artic Might Be the First to Go

The Arctic is normally known as the homeland of polar bears,narwhal,arctic fox and snowy owl ,however in the Arctic there live more than 21,000 known species of birds,fish,mammals,fungi,invertebrates and microbes species many of these being species are less known to researchers. The arctic also own this a variety of terrestrial and marine habitats, such as…

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Vertical gardens in greenhouses to produce sustainable food in Mars

Authors: Ana Lima Benta, Bianca Ramos Translators: Ana Lima Benta, Bianca Ramos Whenever facing the possibility of humans living on Mars, there is always a common problem to worry about: the production of food. Traditional agriculture is nearly impossible on the red planet’s surface. Although Mars has a considerable amount of gas [1], such as…

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Activism persecution

Author: Maria Eduarda Translator: Maria Eduarda Imagine this scenario: you are a journalist looking for information and, while traveling to the Amazon rainforest, you are threatened with death and days later the newspapers report you as missing. It may look like a soap opera plot, however, it is the real story of Dom Phillips, a…

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