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Three Innovations Leading the Fight to Save the World's Forests

Inga Trees is one of three winners in Uplink Trillion Trees Challenge
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Inga Foundation, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's $100,000 NextGen Committee Grant in 2019, has just been announced as one of three winners of the UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge at the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

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Inga Foundation, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's $100,000 NextGen Committee Grant in 2019, has just been announced as one of three winners of the UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge at the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

Infrastructure Opportunity: HVDC on Interstate Roadsides

Modernized energy grid will accelerate electrified transportation
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Ground-breaking research published in collaboration today by The Ray and Innovia Technology, and NGI Consulting, document the vast efficiency, economic, societal and environmental benefits of installing modern, high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission lines and localized micro-grids on interstate roadsides.

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Ground-breaking research published in collaboration today by The Ray and Innovia Technology, and NGI Consulting, document the vast efficiency, economic, societal and environmental benefits of installing modern, high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission lines and localized micro-grids on interstate roadsides.

Covid-19's Teachable Moment: Students Identify Sustainable Workplace Practices Worth Continuing in Carbon Reduction Challenge

By: Jennifer Holley-Lux
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Announcing the winners of this year's Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech. A collaboration between the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and the Georgia Tech Global Change Program.

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Announcing the winners of this year's Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech. A collaboration between the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and the Georgia Tech Global Change Program.

Ecocentricity Blog: Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

By: John A. Lanier
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The foundational question is simple – what climate solutions have the greatest potential to reverse global warming in Georgia?

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The foundational question is simple – what climate solutions have the greatest potential to reverse global warming in Georgia?

Cypris Materials Introduces Nature Inspired, Tunable, Structural Color Coating

Applied Like Paint
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Cypris Materials, Inc. has cracked nature's code on nanostructures by creating a new type of paint that can be used from cosmetics to the auto industry.

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Cypris Materials, Inc. has cracked nature's code on nanostructures by creating a new type of paint that can be used from cosmetics to the auto industry.

The Ray & UT Austin Unveil Solar Mapping Tool for Interstates

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Each of the lower 48-states now have access to projections of how much solar energy could be generated on their interstate exits.

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Each of the lower 48-states now have access to projections of how much solar energy could be generated on their interstate exits.

Biomimicry Fireside Chat on Innovation

From Founding to Funding: Bringing a Biomimetic Startup to Market
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Biomimimcry Fireside Chat: Innovation and Biomimicry: From Founding to Funding: Bringing a Biomimetic Startup to Market

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Biomimimcry Fireside Chat: Innovation and Biomimicry: From Founding to Funding: Bringing a Biomimetic Startup to Market

Ecocentricity Blog: The Prisoner's Dilemma

By: John A. Lanier
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Many of the environmental problems seen globally come from profitable companies that operate in either an extractive or polluting manner, seeking to enrich themselves while harming communities and ecosystems. Companies need to think about more than just their own short-term economic interests.

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Many of the environmental problems seen globally come from profitable companies that operate in either an extractive or polluting manner, seeking to enrich themselves while harming communities and ecosystems. Companies need to think about more than just their own short-term economic interests.

Ecocentricity Blog: Cringe Watching

By: John A. Lanier
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The folks at Tree Media produced this 20-minute film that both explains biomimicry and features many of the teams who have participated in the Biomimicry Launchpad and competed for the Ray of Hope Prize.

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The folks at Tree Media produced this 20-minute film that both explains biomimicry and features many of the teams who have participated in the Biomimicry Launchpad and competed for the Ray of Hope Prize.

Introducing the 2020 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Finalists

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The Biomimicry Institute announces the 10 finalist teams that have created solutions inspired by nature that address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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The Biomimicry Institute announces the 10 finalist teams that have created solutions inspired by nature that address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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