Month: April 2018

Drones to the rescue!

Image copyright Ericsson Image caption Mobile operators say drones working with mobile networks will speed up emergency response Drones may be best known for taking impressive aerial videos and inspecting buildings, infrastructure and crops, but they also promise to improve mobile and internet connectivity for emergency services and consumers. Poor

Menstrual cup: The people fighting pollution with plastic-free periods

Image caption Most widespread disposable menstrual products contain plastics that can’t be recycled or reused Talking about periods openly can be difficult, and discussing menstrual waste can be even harder. While the fight against single-use plastics like straws and shopping bags has become a mainstream issue, activists and environmental groups