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Greening the blue economy

Our oceans sustain us. They give us oxygen and they capture carbon dioxide. They feed us and they provide a wage to 40 million people across the world. They bring us joy and they show us beauty. But we are not sustaining our oceans in return. We are taking more from them than can be […] The post Greening the blue economy appeared first on Blockchain Pulse: IBM Blockchain Blog.

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How Will Blockchain Technology Be Leveraged To Solve Un’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals? Can It Help Solve The World’s Most Pressing Social And Environmental Problems?

by Richard Kastelein With the arrival of Blockchain technology and its potential to disrupt the status quo and ‘fix’ many of our most severe problems as a civilisation. We have not changed that much since the Industrial Revolution several centuries ago and now many are calling this the Big Data Age, which envelops IoT, AI and of course Blockchain. Before we bet to the much anticipated new rennaisance what some call the Imagination Age or Creative Age  — where creativity and imagination will become the primary creators of economic value. In contrast, the main activities of the Information Age are…

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Korea’s Blockchain Project BOSAGORA (BOA) Wins United Nations Solidarity Award For COVID-19 Contributions

by Richard Kastelein Public Blockchain Platform BOSAGORA recently received a ‘United Nations Solidarity Award’ recently for their voluntary work in battling COVID-19. President Inhwan Kim of BOSAGORA stated: “I am delighted to create an example of blockchain contributing to society just along with IBM Blockchain. Technology should benefit human and further resolved that he would make the technology of BOSAGORA to be used for society.” BOSAGORA's contribution was ‘Project Care’.  BOSAGORA and community members were revealed to the fact that medical staffs fighting in the front line of COVID 19 crisis suffered from extreme stress and skin damage due to…

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BOSAGORA(BOA) Won UN Solidarity Awards

Public Blockchain Platform ‘BOSAGORA’ has received ‘the UN Solidarity Awards’ last 16th. The UN received stories of various actors contributing to individual/society to overcome COVID 19 last May. Among thousands of entries were gathered from all around the world and the UN hand selected the 50 most touching and effective entries that aimed to overcome COVID 19 together. 26 experts from global institutes/organizations participated as evaluators including vice president of European Union’s diplomacy and security committee, Director of UN development organization and Vice President of UN Foundation. The practice BOSAGORA carried out to contribute to society was ‘Project Care’ in…

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