The Netherlands literally means ‘low country’ and for good reason too. Only about 50% of the country sits above sea level and the lowest part of Holland is a whopping 6.7metres below sea level. But what do you do when you live in a sinking country? Well, you build anyway! But you build innovatively with […]
When you google “Why are the Dutch so innovative?” you come up with a number of hits, most of which are from DutchReview (hopefully this one will be one of them soon). Go on, google it! So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that us international folks love the Dutch for the energy they bring […]
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The organisation called Duik de Noordzee Schoon has managed to get 2500 kg of waste from the North Sea, they said in a statement. Their expedition lasted for nine days where they were looking for things that did not belong in the sea – clothes, kitchen utensils, rugs, toys, car parts etc. They have had […]
A Dutch company, Dun Agro, has built a prefab for a house made entirely from cannabis. It is located a couple of hundred kilometres away from Amsterdam and is said to be more sturdy and affordable than traditional houses as well as earthquake-resistant. How is it made? The process begins by making “hempcrete”. Hemp is […]
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When I say a “primary agrifood ecosystem” what comes to your mind? Drawing a blank? So was I! Food Valley in the university town of Wageningen is exactly that. It is a small place which is working towards providing “food-related solutions” for a growing population and the ongoing climate crisis. This place is the brainchild […]
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Rotterdam is ready for a test run of the most powerful wind turbine in the world at Maasvlakte (much, much, much larger than the one in the image above). GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind (GE) signed an agreement earlier this year to cover a 5-year testing period and a 15-year full service and maintenance […]
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You’ve been training robots (probably unwittingly) for years. Recall all the times you have been asked to click the pictures which show a green traffic light before you get access to a website. A bunch of randomly generated images will appear and only if you select the images containing a green traffic light will you […]
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