A solar-powered system can turn salt water into fresh drinking water for 25,000 people per day. It could help address the world’s looming water crisis.
Morgan McFall-Johnsen Aug. 1, 2019, 2:33 PM People in Kiunga, Kenya drink water from GivePower’s solar-powered desalination plant. A new solar-powered device turns salt water into fresh drinking water. GivePower, the nonprofit behind the technology, is debuting the system in a coastal community in Kenya. Half of the world’s population could live in water-stressed areasby 2025. The ocean […]
Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water Fionn Ferreira from Cork received a €45,000 bursary. Fionn Ferreira AN IRISH TEENAGER has won an international science award for his project which removed microplastics from water. Fionn Ferreira, from Ballydehob in west Cork, has been named the overall winner of the 2019 Google […]
Register | Sign In September 10, 2016 | By: Jessica Carilli While cleaning up files on my computer, I came across this image I put together a few years ago from a trip to New Zealand. It struck me as a great example to use to discuss some of the challenges presented by ocean plastic. Plastic in the […]
Seascape: the state of our oceans Less oxygen and ice, more acid and heat. Jonathan Watts joins an expedition studying what this means for the planet Fri 7 Jun 2019 15.00 BSTLast modified on Wed 12 Jun 2019 11.30 BST The demise of an entire ocean is almost too enormous to grasp, but as the expedition sails deeper into […]