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The challenge of modern ports: How to appropriate 4.0 technologies for sustainability?

In 1987, the United Nations Brundtland Commission defined sustainability as that which allows “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” (Do you know all 17 SDGs?, https://sdgs.un.org/es/goals (n.d.)). The concept started to take shape and in 2015 “The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known …

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Ibero-American Summit

The Insurance Alliance organized from September 20 to 24, 2021 the I Ibero-American Summit, which is a unique opportunity to commit to the promotion of the Insurance Alliance (a key player for development, stability, predictability and justice in international society). The alliance aims to unify efforts to achieve compliance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) …

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How do Earth and space surveillance satellites work?

The functioning of Earth and space observation satellites varies according to the type of orbit they describe, their size and the payload they carry on board, i.e. the type of optical instruments used, the imagery instruments, the satellite field of view, the orbital period, among others.  There are two types of astronomical satellites: the first, those …

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Fregata Space to Apply Satellite Technology to Prevent 8 Million Tons of Plastics from Ending up in the Oceans Each Year

The company has developed a solution to save the more than 33,000 dollars per ton that cleaning our seas represents today. Using satellite images and Machine Learning technologies, it detects the volume of waste, manages its removal and subsequent auction. It sounds like something out of a spy movie, but it is a perfectly operational …

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