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The road to zero
March 14, 2022
The road to zero
Feeling an increasing sense of urgency about when to start your businesses' journey to net zero? Blue Marble's COO Tim Kemp explains why the moment is now. Read More
10 easy ways to reduce your business carbon footprint – without it costing the earth
February 10, 2022
10 easy ways to reduce your business carbon footprint – without it costing the earth
As Chief Operating Officer at Blue Marble, I often encounter business owners who have concerns about the cost of reducing their corporate carbon-footprint. Yet significant strides on the journey to net zero can be achieved by implementing a few simple, low-cost – and even cost-neutral – changes. Read More
Vertical Farming – A Tool in the Sustainable Arsenal
August 11, 2021
Vertical Farming – A Tool in the Sustainable Arsenal
Exponential global population growth has been the catalyst for innovation in agriculture practices. The need to feed a rapidly expanding society has led to the modernisation of the farming industry. Cutting-edge technology and revolutionary new methods have paved the way for substantially improved yields and a more interconnected global network… Read More
What is Carbon Capture Technology?
May 27, 2021
What is Carbon Capture Technology?
Removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is key to fighting climate change, whether it is to offset recent and future unavoidable emissions, or to make inroads into mankind’s post-Industrial Revolution legacy. Promotion of natural systems plays an important part with soils, vegetation and marine environments all contributing. However,… Read More
What is Blue Carbon?
May 12, 2021
What is Blue Carbon?
Blue carbon refers to the carbon captured by marine and coastal ecosystems such as mangroves, seagrass meadows and salt marshes. These ecosystems essentially work as giant carbon sinks, sequestering vast amounts of carbon from our atmosphere and oceans that would otherwise contribute to global warming. Similar to tropical forests, they sequester carbon… Read More
Phytoplankton
April 30, 2021
Phytoplankton
Phytoplankton (or algae) doesn’t always get the recognition it deserves but it is in fact responsible for producing 50% of the world’s oxygen. Just like land plants, these microscopic, ocean-dwelling plants use photosynthesis to grow and in turn play a vital role in the ‘nutrient cycle’ of carbon, nitrogen and… Read More