Microsoft is building a ‘Planetary Computer’ to protect biodiversity

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It’s all about collecting and connecting data, which is part of the software giant’s DNA.

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Addressing the social impacts of our food system

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U.S. farmworkers face a slew of social, economic and political challenges that have caused a decades-long farmworker shortage. Here’s how brands such as Alter Ego, Clif Bar, Driscoll’s, Kuli Kuli and Philz Coffee are stepping in.

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A defense of geoengineering

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Fantasy or nightmare? If you look beyond extreme ideas such as space shades, there’s much to like about this fast-evolving category of climate tech.

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The oceans face a scary new threat: plastic-filled plankton poop

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The harmful effects of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans are well documented, but there’s a new angle to the risks that is just now getting attention. Tiny plankton are unwittingly contributing to the demise of the ocean’s food web by collecting and passing along microscopic plastic pellets through their waste products . Because of the added weight, marine life at the bottom of the ocean end up ingesting the plastic-filled poop, causing a host of problems for the entire ecosystem. Read the rest of The oceans face a scary new threat: plastic-filled plankton poop

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