Scientists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have created a hydrogel tablet to purify contaminated water rapidly.
Sahara Sahel Foods is a social enterprise based in Niger that turns the fruits, seeds and leaves of Sahel’s wild trees into quality foods.
In Italy, 350 canines from the Italian School of Water Rescue Dogs (Scuola Italiana Cani Salvataggio, or SICS) act as lifeguards and watch over 30 of the country’s busiest beaches.
Pavement Technology Inc. created an “asphalt rejuvenator” that can reduce heat absorption, remove airborne pollutants and make the road more resistant.
In Senegal, a local project is creating hundreds of circular gardens (“Tolou Keur” in Senegal’s Wolof language) that organizers hope will boost food security, reduce regional desertification and engage thousands of community workers.