Whale populations are slowly recovering – this is why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content “The living whale, in his full majesty and significance, is only to be seen at sea in unfathomable waters; and afloat the vast bulk of him is out of sight…” So wrote the […]

How scientists are turning living cells into the tiny factories of the future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Paul Freemont, Professor, Imperial College, London & Natalie Curach, Project manager, Partnerships Manager & Douglas Friedman, Executive director, Engineering Biology Research Consortium & Sang Yup Lee, Distinguished Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Biology is an […]

Here’s how we can use agriculture to fight climate change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ben Riensche, Owner and Manager, Blue Diamond Farming Company, Iowa, USA & Ajay Vir Jakhar, Chairman, Bharat Krishak Samaj (Farmers Forum India) 2019 will go down in history as the most difficult planting season for North American farmers, with […]

How the mobile industry is driving climate progress on the scale of a major economy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mats Granryd, Director-General, GSMA The number of countries, regions and cities committing to a net zero carbon emissions target has grown. According to the latest data, 15 countries, 11 states and at least 23 cities have set targets of […]

Here are what UNESCO considers to be remarkable new World Heritage Sites

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Elaine Thelen,Writer, Formative Content From the ancient mystery of Stonehenge to the singular beauty of Venice and the unrivalled majesty of India’s Taj Mahal, there are more than 1,000 World Heritage Sites across the globe. UNESCO’s World Heritage […]

Parliament wants to suspend EU accession negotiations with Turkey

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Following years of severe political and democratic backsliding, the European Parliament recommended suspending EU accession negotiations with Turkey. The European Parliament remains seriously concerned about Turkey’s poor track record in upholding human rights, the rule of law, media freedom and the fight against corruption, […]

Finland, Switzerland and New Zealand lead the way at teaching skills for the future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Finland is the world leader at the provision of future skills education, according to the Worldwide Educating for the Future Index (WEFFI), which is now in its second year, closely followed by Switzerland. […]