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Climate Impacts and Environmental Costs of NFTs

Climate Impacts and Environmental Costs of NFTs

On March 23 of this year, the first-ever published tweet, shared back in 2006 by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, was sold for $2.9 million. The tweet was sold as an NFT, a non-fungible token. In the same month, Christie’s auction house sold its first-ever NFT artwork — a collage of images by digital artist Beeple...

The Commodification of Water is the Answer to Scarcity Experts Argue, But What Are the Implications for Africa?

The Commodification of Water is the Answer to Scarcity Experts Argue, But What Are the Implications for Africa?

According to the United Nations, by 2050, two-thirds of the world will not have access to water. One in three people still do not have access to clean water and it is estimated that about 842,000 deaths per year is attributable to unsafe water supply, sanitation and hygiene, with 361,000 deaths of them occurring in...

10 Ways You Can Help to Regenerate the Natural Environment

10 Ways You Can Help to Regenerate the Natural Environment

Regenerative farming, also known as biological farming, describes a group of farming practices that focus on maintaining soil health and the amazing benefits that come from healthy soil. Generally, regeneration is usually associated with farming and as our environmental consciousness increases, more farmers worldwide have begun to turn their focus to regenerative farming methods. Now...

Forceful or Conciliatory– What Form Should Activism Take?

Forceful or Conciliatory– What Form Should Activism Take?

Abuja, Nigeria: In December 2020, former US President Obama made a remark regarding activism. According to him, activism was supposed to be conciliatory and that “snappy” slogans like “Defund the Police” only served to alienate people. The comments sparked a backlash from activists across different causes. According to the activists, the ex-president was wrong. The...