Today’s Solutions: July 07, 2022

Travel

Learn how to make your holidays more sustainable, and read the latest news around ecotourism, ethical travel, and journeys built around sustainability

Preeti Chandi

Preeti Chandi becomes the first woman of color to trek across Antarctica

Preeti Chandi, a 32-year-old army officer and physiotherapist hailing from Derby in the UK, has become the first woman of color to successfully complete a solo expedition across Antarctica. Chandi admits that she was not always encouraged to take on the 700-mile trek on her own. She says that Read More...

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New Jersey is first eastern state to start phasing out diesel powered trucks

In the latter half of December 2021, New Jersey became the first east coast state to begin the process of phasing out diesel-powered trucks (meaning anything bigger than a delivery van). The plan, which is based on California’s Advanced Clean Trucks rule (ACT), is expected to roll out in 2025 and Read More...

Train traveling through the Austrian countryside

Austria’s Klimaticket lets you to travel anywhere in the country for just €3 a day

Fifteen years after it was first proposed, Austria has finally officially introduced its Klimaticket, or ‘climate ticket,’ an annual ticket with unlimited access to all public transportation for the price of just or €3 ($3.50) per day. The implementation of the Klimaticket comes just after Read More...

Black woman sits next to her luggage in the airport with sandwich and a coffee

This US airport's fleet of autonomous robots deliver food to travelers

Considering the interconnectivity of our world, for some, air travel is a necessity. That said, with the pandemic, the more that travelers can physically distance, the better. For those at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, maintaining a safe distance from others is even easier Read More...

Two climbers on Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc climber gets to keep his 2013 treasure discovery

A very fortunate climber is being allowed to keep a trove of emeralds and sapphires he found while exploring Mont Blanc in 2013. The climber stumbled upon the precious stones and turned them over to the authorities. After the authorities failed to find the gems’ rightful owner, the climber was Read More...

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How to protect your sleep schedule while traveling

With the holidays in full swing, many of us are traveling for the first time in months or perhaps years. While seeing old friends and new places is exciting, it’s also a painful reminder that we often don’t get the best night’s sleep when we’re somewhere unfamiliar. Fortunately, pinpointing Read More...

Pompeii under a cloudy sky

AI and robots team up to piece together ancient Pompeii frescoes

The Roman city of Pompeii was buried in ash by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, and has fascinated archeologists since its discovery in the 1700s. Unfortunately, piecing this ancient city back together is no easy feat. To more efficiently reconstruct the ancient city, researchers from the Read More...

View of harbor in Vancouver, British Columbia

Facility in British Columbia will revolutionize clean energy for transportation

The ongoing climate crisis has forced us to scrutinize the transportation industry for its reliance on fossil fuels. However, Canadian clean energy company Huron Clean Energy in British Colombia and its partner Carbon Engineering Ltd. are engineering a game-changing fuel made out of the air for Read More...

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All new homes in England will be fitted with EV charging points

Electric vehicles are a greener alternative to traditional petrol- or diesel-powered vehicles, however, a major deterrent for drivers who are considering switching to electric is the lack of EV-charging points, meaning that drivers are plagued with “range anxiety,” or are, in other words, Read More...

Children wearing masks in the airport

How to navigate traveling with children this holiday season

Many of us are returning to celebrating the holidays with our extended family for the first time in a while this year, and if you have children who are too young to be vaccinated, traveling can be especially anxiety-provoking. If you’re a parent and you do plan on traveling for the holiday, we Read More...