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Sargassum: A stinky situation

Along the shores of Mexico, Sargassum seaweed is piling up, bringing with it a bad smell and some interesting opportunities.

Environment - 14/08/20
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Life in the Desert: Africa's Great Green Wall

A look at the African Union led Great Green Wall project which is aiming to build the next wonder of the world, one patch of green at a time.

Environment - 07/08/20
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Hawaii: Route to reef restoration

From out-planted urchins, to sunscreen bans Hawaii is putting the safety of it’s coral reefs first…

Environment - 31/07/20
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Renewable energy: Poland’s Bright Future

With an ailing coal industry Poland is turning to renewable energy. Recent renewable developments - from wind farms to electric buses growing in popularity, and could also boost the country's economy. However, there are warnings this may be quite enough to tackle environmental damage.

Technology - 24/07/20
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Algae: Survival tools and biofuels

From printed coral to hand-me-down algae populations the use of algae for both coral restoration and as an energy source is beginning to be explored.

Environment - 17/07/20
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Cross-cultural Collaboration: 3 Important Lessons

Our head of overseas operations, Sam Udelman, shares three key lessons for cross-cultural collaboration, from staying flexible to breaking down your own biases.

Tech - 01/07/20
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Madelief Fisher: My CCell Experience

Our latest intern, Madelief Fisher, reflects on her time at CCell and the lessons she will be taking with her.

Tech - 26/06/20
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Reefs 101

An in-depth look at coral reefs and CCell's specially designed reefs which takes inspiration from them.

Environment - 12/06/20
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CCell’s blog is back and better than ever...

A quick catch up on our 2020 journey so far and the next steps for our online platform. From crowdfunding, to setting up in Mexico, to relaunching our blog 2020 has been busy for the CCell team, that’s why we’re reaching out to amplify marginalised voices in science.

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