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Coastal Communities

How can coastal communities mitigate and adapt to climate change while developing and prospering?

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Sustainability

Solar Cold Rooms for Off-Grid Communities

Solver ColdHubs, which provides solar-powered cold rooms for fishermen and farmers in coastal communities, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2018 for being selected as a Coastal Communities Solver.

Sustainability

Sustainable Rice Farming

Solver Green and Seed, which increases the sustainability of rice farming to counter sea-level rise, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2018 for being selected as a Coastal Communities Solver.

Sustainability

A Pollution-Absorbing Fiber

Solver Green Keeper Africa, which removes oil-based pollution with a fiber made of water hyacinth, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2018 for being selected as a Coastal Communities Solver.

Sustainability

Monitoring Real-Time Flood Data

Solver Green Stream, which monitors and reports real-time flood data, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2018 for being selected as a Coastal Communities Solver.

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Growing Oyster Reefs to Protect Ecosystems

Solver Grow Oyster Reefs, which grows oyster reefs to protect coastal communities and ecosystems, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2018 for being selected as a Coastal Communities Solver.

Sustainability

Communities Reporting on Climate Change

Solver ISeeChange received the $25,000 Artificial Intelligence for the Betterment of Humanity Prize from Member Patrick J. McGovern Foundation in 2018 to mobilize communities to share microdata about climate impacts to better inform adaptation.

Sustainability

Communities Reporting on Climate Change

Solver ISeeChange, which mobilizes communities to share microdata about climate impacts to better inform adaptation, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2018 for being selected as a Coastal Communities Solver.

Sustainability

Communities Reporting on Climate Change

Solver ISeeChange received $100,000 in follow-on funding for the Artificial Intelligence for the Betterment of Humanity Prize from Member Patrick J. McGovern Foundation in 2019 to mobilize communities to share microdata about climate impacts to better inform adaptation.

Sustainability

Robotics to Restore Ocean Ecosystems

Solver Marauder Robotics, which designs robots to accelerate ocean ecosystem restoration and maintain balance, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2018 for being selected as a Coastal Communities Solver.

Sustainability

Accountability in the Maritime Fuel Supply Chain

Solver Maritime Blockchain Labs, which builds the digital infrastructure for transparency and accountability in the maritime fuel supply chain, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2018 for being selected as a Coastal Communities Solver.

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Producing Clean Water from Ocean Waves

Solver Wave2O, which produces clean water with energy from ocean waves, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2018 for being selected as a Coastal Communities Solver.

Sustainability

Producing Clean Water from Ocean Waves

Solver Wave2O, which produces clean water with energy from ocean waves, received $10,000 in prize funding from Member Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity in 2019 for being selected as a finalist in the Sustainable Energy Challenge powered by MIT Solve.

Sustainability

Communities Reporting on Climate Change

Solver ISeeChange received a $150,000 grant from Member Twilio in 2020 to mobilize communities to share microdata about climate impacts.

Sustainability

Growing Oyster Reefs to Protect Ecosystems

Solver Grow Oyster Reefs received a $285,000 grant from Member Rise Resilience Innovations in 2019 to grow oyster reefs to protect coastal communities and ecosystems.

Sustainability

Affordable Clean Water and Renewable Energy for Rural Communities

OffGridBox, which provides affordable clean water and renewable energy for rural communities in the developing world, received $10,000 in prize funding from Member Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity in 2019 for being selected as a finalist in the Sustainable Energy Challenge powered by MIT Solve.

Sustainability

Monitoring Real-Time Flood Data

Solver Green Stream, which monitors and reports real-time flood data, participated in the Microsoft Global Social Entrepreneurship Program, receiving access to $25,000 in resources including Microsoft Azure Cloud credits, a Microsoft for Startups cloud subscription, and a GitHub Enterprise monthly subscription.

Sustainability

Communities Reporting on Climate Change

Solver ISeeChange received a $200,000 grant from Member Patrick J. McGovern Foundation in 2020 to mobilize communities to share microdata about climate impacts to better inform adaptation.

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