In December 2017, BBC’s Blue Planet II was broadcast. David Attenborough’s latest documentary showed the world the harsh realities that human behaviour, particularly our relationship with plastic, which is ruining the aquatic environment. Garbage is being dumped into oceans with

My mother, a single mother to five children, gave birth to me when she was in Form One in High School. She had to breastfeed me for three months before she could go back and complete school. Then, I was

In the aftermath of the great financial crisis, some remain optimistic that we have learned from our past mistakes. In the wake of the negligence, oversight, and greed that precipitated a bevy of changes in credit markets worldwide, the trauma

Diversity in Fintech The fintech industry has a gender diversity problem, with women representing only 29% of staff in the sector. Some of the main challenges can be listed as the pay gap, absence of women on boards & leadership positions

Have you ever been running late for work, your hand extended into your shower, cursing its name as the water slowly warms to a temperature that would allow you to enter? Well, you may be being unsympathetic to your hot

Throughout the course of history, humans have overcome a seemingly endless array of challenges and obstacles earning the top spot in the natural pecking order. It would be quite reasonable to claim that humans are their own greatest danger. Unfortunately,

There is a twilight zone lived in by family members of the disappeared. Daily life, joys and frustrations happen against an internal backdrop that is difficult to share. Gulruy Asqar writes movingly about this in Missing: Loved ones in East

Maybe you travel for the beaches and the views. Maybe it’s for the food. But did you know that with a little planning and local assistance, you could use your travels to teach your friends about clean energy? Perhaps your

The EMRG Innovation Conference is an exciting event designed to bring together the most promising startups founded by some of the brightest college students across America. While only 15 startups were selected to participate in the event – to compete

This is the story of an innovative Italian start-up that has devised a smart irrigation system to remotely control the environmental parameters of plants and soils. These are the wonders of IoT and we are looking at Agriculture 4.0. The

In 2019 there are more trends in tech than ever before—ranging from wearable tech to blockchain solutions. Many of these trends have been dubbed as ‘the next big thing,’ as people scramble to identify what is going to be the

On September 25, 2015, the United Nations General Assembly confirmed their collective commitment to a better world by adopting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Developed by different stakeholders -- including governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), businesses, and ordinary citizens --the Sustainable

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