We asked readers of WoW! to pick their favourites from our solutions news stories and podcasts over the past year. And this is what they told us, from Brussels, Berlin, New York, New Delhi and points in between…
Despite coronavirus, the WoW! tribe found plenty to shout and smile about in 2020, from nature making a comeback and recycled face masks to genetic scissors and plastic-eating bugs… But check it out for yourself and join our kids in making a wish for a 2021 packed with solutions for people and our planet!
Links to the stories mentioned:
Going wild, thanks to COVID
Billions of us are staying at home. Our cities have gone quiet. Just the way Mother Nature likes it.
A new bug that eats plastic for lunch gives us hope for cleaning the planet.
Fish on the roof! A city farm with new ideas
How do you feed a city without hurting the planet? Brussels has an answer
Planet Bee: World’s favourite insect gets a buzz from lockdown
Clean air, uncut fields, quiet roads are good news for honey-lovers
Behind the mask? A new life for old lifesavers!
How one company is solving a rubbish problem by finding new uses for the billions of face masks we’re using to beat COVID-19.
It’s a snip! ‘Scissors’ to fix genes win Nobel for Emmanuelle and Jennifer
Top science prize honours women for invention that can help cure many diseases