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Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation Inc (AIDFI)   There are hundreds of thousands upland villages and farms all over the world without easy access to drinking, household or irrigation water. Manually fetching water with an average of 40 liters per household per day results in many problems: time or money spent for fetching water, no water…(Read More)

Livestock Tracking Technology and Dashboard In 2001, Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) caused more than half a billion dollars of economic losses in Uruguay. Cattle diseases such as FMD and the long duration of the decontamination process can have devastating economic and health effects on entire regions and countries.  If rural farmers could track the…(Read More)

Can whales help us minimize the effects of climate change, keep our oxygen supply intact and increase food production? DareWin aims is to bring to light the complex language of whales to unlock some of the mysteries of these highly evolved, large brained, sentient life forms. With advanced filming, recording and free diving techniques, DareWin…(Read More)

Carbon sequestration, or the drawdown of carbon already in the atmosphere, is one potential solution for climate change. Atmocean leverages the natural power of the ocean to green arid lands and freshwater to rural coastal areas. It starts offshore with wave energy converters that operate ocean pumps driven by waves that move pressurized sea-water…(Read More)

Data is powerful when it leads to climate action and better decisions for a sustainable future. However, most public Earth observation data is difficult to find, access and use. Governments and industries around the world have invested in acquiring data , but those data sets often go unpublished or unused. The Planet OS mission is…(Read More)

Groundwater salinity is a widespread problem around the world with adverse consequences on health, soil quality and overall ecosystems. Lalit Sharma, a civil engineer in India, has found a simple and effective way to create freshwater pockets for potable use within saline aquifers. Lalit has worked in villages in India to develop an innovative technique…(Read More)