A blog full of environmental optimism, accessible up-to-date science and travel titbits...

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Renewable energy: Poland’s Bright Future

With an ailing coal industry Poland is turning to renewable energy. Recent renewable developments - from wind farms to electric buses are growing in popularity, and could also boost the country's economy. However, there are warnings this may not be quite enough to tackle environmental damage.

Technology - 24/07/20
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Algae: Survival tools and biofuels

From printed coral to hand-me-down algae populations the use of algae for both coral restoration and as an energy source is beginning to be explored.

Environment - 17/07/20
A mold made out of wooden ribs used to manufacture a 5 by 3 meter fiber-reinforced CCell paddle. With the words
Cross-cultural Collaboration: 3 Important Lessons

Our head of overseas operations, Sam Udelman, shares three key lessons for cross-cultural collaboration, from staying flexible to breaking down your own biases.

Tech - 01/07/20
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Madelief Fisher: My CCell Experience

Our latest intern, Madelief Fisher, reflects on her time at CCell and the lessons she will be taking with her.

Tech - 26/06/20
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Reefs 101

An in-depth look at coral reefs and CCell's specially designed reefs which takes inspiration from them.

Environment - 12/06/20
Waves with the text CCell 2020: Relaunching our blog
CCell’s blog is back and better than ever...

A quick catch up on our 2020 journey so far and the next steps for our online platform. From crowdfunding, to setting up in Mexico, to relaunching our blog 2020 has been busy for the CCell team, that’s why we’re reaching out to amplify marginalised voices in science.

Tech - 16/12/19
Coastal Erosion: Photos from the field. A arial view of an eroded coasline.
Coastal erosion: photos from the field

A look at the coastal erosion experienced by a town on the Yucatan peninsula, where CCell is in discussions with local authorities through local partners to bring about a solution as fast as possible.

Tech - 10/12/19
CCell: How we grow reefs.
CCell: How we grow reefs.

A simple explanation of our two top questions "How do you build reefs?" and "Why?".

Tech - 22/11/19
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IES Webinar(2): Smart Power, Smarter Growing

Part 2 of our transcript of a recent webinar for The Institution of Environmental Sciences, focusing on the growth of artifical reefs using electrolysis and complex electronics.