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Snakes Inspire New Class of Crawler Bots

Snakes Inspire New Class of Crawler Bots

Harvard researchers have developed a robot modeled on snakeskin with soft robotic scales made using kirigami – an ancient Japanese paper craft that relies on cuts to change the properties of a material.

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EU Planes, Ships Struggle With Emissions

EU Planes Ships Struggle With Emissions

Aircraft made today are 80 percent more fuel efficient per passenger kilometer than those produced in the 1960s. But improving fuel efficiency to cut emissions and other gradual measures won’t be enough…

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Persuasive Writing: 3 Powerful Tools to Achieve Your Goals

Persuasive Writing- 3 Powerful Tools to Achieve Your Goals

Whether you’re composing a compelling e-mail or a presentation for investors, it’s crucial to write clearly, succinctly and persuasively in order to attract the interests, and impress your readers. Writing is one of those tricky activities, simple to set ambitious goals on but hard to do.

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More Than a Kind Heart

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To want to be a social entrepreneur, a kind heart is not enough for millennials. They need to feel confident in their ability to solve social problems and feel valued by the people they want to help…

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Corporate Integrity Yields Financial Rewards

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It’s that time of year. The lists ranking the world’s 135 most ethical corporations and the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations have come out, and there’s a world of difference between them, with just five listings in common.

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Rewards Pioneers

Zayed Future Energy Prize Rewards Pioneers

“Driving the Global Energy Transformation” was the theme of the largest sustainability gathering in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week held in January, and highlighted by the presentation of the Zayed Future Energy Prize awards, worth US$4 million.

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Taking Action on Youth Employment

Taking Action on Youth Employment

Maximpact Training Network presents one of it’s partners Jordan Education for Employment (JEFE), one of Jordan’s leading youth employment organizations. Based in Amman, Jordan EFE operates across Jordan, particularly in under-served areas in Irbid and Zarqa. They creating opportunities and empowering youth in the Middle East & North Africa.

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Global Wealth Grows, Inequality Gap Widens

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“Growth will be short-term if it is based on depleting natural capital such as forests and fisheries. What our research has shown is that the value of natural capital per person tends to rise with income,” says Karin Kemper, senior director, Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice at The World Bank.

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Institutional Cooking Stoves in Uganda

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Part of the Maximpact mission includes assisting worthwhile projects to raise awareness. Today we would like to introduce one such project, ‘The Dissemination of Improved Institutional Cooking Stoves to Primary and Secondary Schools in Uganda’. The initiative is helping to improve the lives of children and their communities, while reducing emissions through the distribution of improved institutional cooking stoves.

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