Shoes, bags, armbands - Adi Reza Nughoro in the city of Bandung creates the raw material for such products from agricultural waste. His startup Mycotech makes leather from mushrooms. It’s easy on the environment and doesn’t involve killing animals.
An Indonesian startup is just one company making an ecofriendly leatherlike material from fungi. There is optimism that plant-based textiles could make the fashion industry more sustainable.
Often overlooked as critical carbon sinks, peatlands store at least twice as much carbon as forests. After years of degredation, Scotland has increased its ambition in restoring these important areas.
Can an eclectic mix of hundreds of students brought together to work against the clock come up with technological solutions to the world's environmental problems?
Some conservation groups argue if done sustainably the use of snakes, crocodiles and other exotic animals can help protect species. But given monitoring and animal welfare issues, can their use ever be justified?
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