Thred Daily- Is cloning the key to wildlife conservation?
Meet Kurt, the first successful clone of the rare Przewalski horse breed, made from 40-year-old DNA. Is this the first step towards making Jurassic Park a reality? Luckily, Charlie is here to tell us all about how this scientific breakthrough could be the key to wildlife conservation.
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Thred Daily – Why a glitter-free Christmas is a greener Christmas
Sofia dives into why major retailers are ditching the messy, itchy, tiny specs of micro-plastic that have a horrendous impact on our planet's environment. When we put it this way, a glitter-free Christmas doesn't sound that bad. Sofia is still waiting to hear back from her audition for The Matrix...
Thred Daily – Why is NASA spending millions on a 4G network on the moon?
Having constant access to the internet has become such an essential part of our daily life that now astronauts can't go for a quick recce to the moon without checking their email. Elliot looks into NASA and Nokia's collaboration to build a 4G network on the moon by 2022 in...
Thred Daily – How green really is ‘natural’ beauty?
Sofia bursts the bubble of beauty brands using buzzwords such as 'natural' or 'organic', and investigates what really goes into the products we put on our bodies, and the effect they have on the environment. Spoiler warning: Clean does not always mean green. Be sure to comment and share this...
Thred Daily – The real reason Apple isn’t including a charger with the iPhone 12
With Apple claiming it's decision not to include a charger or headphones with the new iPhone 12 is down to 'helping' the planet, Charlie decided to take a deeper dive into the situation, "thred style". Whilst we're all for tech companies doing their bit to address the climate crisis,...
Thred Daily – Minecraft is helping GenZ get political
In the build up to the 2020 election, we saw a lot of new initiatives encouraging GenZ to register to vote. With gaming becoming the biggest entertainment industry, it's perfectly primed to start getting young voters thinking politically. Elliot takes a look at how one of the biggest games of the last decade, Minecraft, has been encouraging first-time voters to help build the world they're going to be living...
Thred Daily – Are mushroom coffins the future?
A Netherlands start-up has created a nifty new coffin called the ‘Living Cocoon’ that completely disintegrates within weeks, turning graveyards into brand new ecosystems. Charlie does his best to talk us through why this interesting innovation is so important for a sustainable future. Be sure to comment and share this video if you want to see more like it (you’re basically our boss).
Thred Daily – How does Greenland’s ice sheet impact the environment?
2019 was an incredibly bad year for those who hope to remain above sea level. Imogen clues us in on how climate change has transformed Greenland's ice sheet permanently. Be sure to comment and share this video if you want to see more like it (you’re basically our boss).
Thred Daily – The greenest way to listen to music
With vinyl sales overtaking CDs for the first time since the 1980s, Charlie looks into the environmental damage of its recent resurgence. If you thought your music carbon footprint was guilt-free streaming on Spotify, this video may surprise you. Be sure to comment and share this video if you want to see more like it (you’re basically our boss).