By extrapolating from estimates obtained for land snails and slugs, Cowie and co-authors estimated that since the year 1500, Earth could already have lost between 7.5 and 13% of the two million known species on Earth - a staggering 150,000 to 260,000 species.
Hyundai Heavy Industries, a shipbuilding and offshore engineering affiliate of HHI Group, is working on the Future of Shipyard project to transform itself into a smart shipyard, the first of its kind in the world, by 2030.
The worldwide industry 4.0 market will develop at a breakneck pace in the coming years as industrial automation acceptance increases, robot technology adoption improves, and government financing for digitalization grows.
Biodiversity and the '30 by 30 target' (protect 30% of land and sea surface by 2030) will be on the 2022 global agenda at COP 15 (UN Biodiversity Conference) to be held in Kunming, China (along with other topics from plastic pollution reduction to cutting the rate of species extinction).
Estimates that 60% of CIOs at companies worldwide will be primarily assessed on their ability to co-create new business models, revenue streams and collaborate throughout the entire enterprise by 2023.