Will a giant QR code help to save the environment?

tuvalu mangrove giant qr code

A Taiwanese artist has used a tech friendly mangrove project to combat climate change. Tuvalu, a tiny country in the South Pacific made of nine islets, now features a giant QR code art project. This quick response code is meant to act as a means to draw attention to the battle against climate change. The barcode was made by Vincent J.F. Huang, an artist from Taiwan. The QR code is made out of 3,000 mangrove trees that the artist planted on Tuvalu’s coastline. The trees were planted in the shape…

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Mobile technology can reduce a carbon footprint

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Recent predictions have said smartphones and similar tech slash emissions by 180 million metric tons. According to a report that was recently released by Carbon Trust, the use of mobile technology is contributing to the ability to avoid the addition of 180 million metric tons of carbon emissions into the air throughout Europe and the United States. That amount represents about five times the level of emissions that are required to operate mobile networks. The report stated that the savings in carbon emissions by mobile technology are the direct result…

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Social media marketing brings massive climate change awareness

UN video climate change social media marketing

A single, well made, 3 minute video shown to the U.N. has now gone viral among international viewers. While the jury is still out about whether or not social media marketing is a highly effective way to reach consumers and spread a message, a three minute video that was shown to more than 120 world leaders at the United Nations is making a difference for climate change in a viral way online. The story gets even better as it is revealed that the creator of the film has never done…

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