On a Sunday afternoon in Seoul in October, the Okay-pop sensation BTS took to the stage in entrance of a whole bunch of thousands and thousands of followers for his or her newest present, Permission to Dance Onstage. However the viewers that turned as much as watch the seven sing and dance wasn’t within the stadium the place the group ...

Final 12 months, the planet lost greater than 30 million acres of tree cowl—an space roughly 38 occasions bigger than Rhode Island—together with round 10 million acres of tropical rainforest. For years, governments and corporations have promised to cease deforestation and failed. However because the local weather disaster worsens, extra money than ever is now going into the trouble. To ...

Management by Indigenous and native communities protects extra nature—round 21% of the land on Earth, by one estimate, and 80% of the world’s biodiversity—than international locations do via national parks and forests. Additionally they do it properly: deforestation charges in indigenous territories in Latin America are as a lot as 50% lower than in different areas. However although defending forests ...

There may be an unstated fact hiding within the plush landscapes of public parks and personal gardens. Behind their excessive designs and ecological advantages, many panorama structure tasks are constructed and maintained by underpaid laborers. Often migrants, they obtain low wages, little healthcare, and few assurances of job safety from contractors and shoppers chasing the bottom bids. It’s arduous, handbook ...

Climate tech startups have raised extra money in 2021 than in any yr earlier than—and almost 5 occasions greater than in 2016, simply after the Paris local weather settlement was signed. This yr, up to now, climate-focused startups have raised $32 billion, based on a new report from Dealroom and London & Companions. Northvolt, a Stockholm-based firm that makes use ...

Thrasio, the most important of the aggregators shopping for up Amazon-native manufacturers, has raised over $1 billion in Series D funding, the corporate stated at the moment. The spherical displays a vote of confidence in Thrasio on the a part of its buyers following the abrupt departure of its CFO and audit issues, which delayed its planned IPO. Thrasio additionally ...

As the most important hospital in California and one in all its comprehensively outfitted Level 1 trauma facilities, Loma Linda University Medical Center‘s latest campus redesign required that the brand new hospital have some very particular precautions in-built. [Photo: Benjamin Benschneider] From dealing with mass-casualty occasions to the challenges hospitals face coping with a world pandemic, this contemporary hospital needed ...

The ProShares Bitcoin Technique ETF has grow to be the quickest exchange-traded fund ever to achieve $1 billion in assets below administration after simply two days of buying and selling. The earlier file holder, aptly, was SPDR Gold Shares ETF, a gold-backed fund that launched again in 2004—17 years in the past—and hit the billion-dollar mark in three days, which ...

Sarah Wendell Sherrill is ticking off main art gross sales, together with one which befell lower than 24 hours earlier than our telephone chat. Flora Yukhnovich, an rising summary artist out of London, simply offered her 2020 portray, I’ll Have What She’s Having, for $3 million at public sale at Sotheby’s, 40 instances greater than its estimated sale.  The information ...

Local weather change is the largest problem going through the planet. Addressing that problem might require fully reimagining how we stay on it. A radical new proposal envisions a local weather resolution in the type of a metropolis designed to accommodate the Earth’s complete inhabitants. This so-called Planet City would have 10 billion people residing in 1.4 million neighborhoods climbing 165 ...