French entrepreneur Eric Becker moved to the Ivory Coast to start a leisure catamaran business. But when he was confronted by the country's plastic waste problem, he saw an opportunity to turn the ecological problem into a business opportunity.
Russia has officially launched the world’s first floating nuclear power plant on board a giant ship, as part of Moscow’s long-term program to address energy shortages in the country’s rugged north and Far East region.
Japanese engineering researchers said they have created a tiny electronic light the size of a firefly which rides waves of ultrasound, and could eventually figure in applications ranging from moving displays to projection mapping.
South Korea will push to build the country's largest floating solar farm on the western coast to expand power generation from eco-friendly energy sources, state-run company Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) said.
Geographically speaking, Norway is an especially tricky place for motorists. With more than 1,100 fjords — the deep glacial water inlets that divide land masses — driving from point A to point B typically requires points C through Z, several bridges, and a couple of ferry rides.
The nitrogen ice glaciers on Pluto appear to carry an intriguing cargo: Numerous, isolated hills that may be fragments of water ice from Pluto's surrounding uplands. These hills individually measure one to several miles or kilometers across, according to images and data from NASA's New Horizons mission.