Ethos Water – a TED sponsor and water favorite – has been working to bring awareness to World Water Day – a UN designated day which draws attention to the water crisis worldwide. It’s this Wednesday, March 22 – and Ethos, along with Starbucks and a number of non-profits, have organized events in 11 cities in the US. So join them in their Walk for Water … we are.
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Last year, we in the TED office successfully raised an ant farm. So this year, we thought we were ready for a more ambitious project—taking care of three pet jellyfish. They may not look like it, but jellyfish can be real divas. Still, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, and the jellies (and the […]
Environmental engineer Francis de los Reyes works with cutting-edge microbiological techniques to create solutions in the fields of environmental biotechnology and engineering. But his big passion, both professionally and personally, is finding ways to improve the plight of the world’s 2.5 billion people living without adequate sanitation. In this conversation, he tells the TED Blog […]