What can blockchain do for the environment?

Posted by Cheryl Perkins on March 7, 2017

If blackchain is a word that is new to you, check out my previous reports herehere and here.

“In a nutshell, blockchains — or “mutual distributed ledgers,” as they are sometimes called — are simply self-governing, tamper-free, online databases that nobody owns, yet everybody can trust,” says Alistair Dabbs over at Ensia. He recently shared how people with interest and influence related to the environment are waking up to blockchain’s potential to boost the sustainability of industries such as forestry, energy, fisheries, organic food and mining, as well as improve carbon accounting, air pollution monitoring, material recycling and more.

You can read his article here. Check out this image he shares about how to visualize this technology:

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