salt water

The world is losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Every day for more than 20 years, an average of 2,000 hectares of irrigated land in arid and semi-arid areas across 75 countries have been degraded by salt.

MIT looks at the world's water needs

Posted in Featured, Science on 27th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Desalination costs are still high, and not everyone lives near a seacoast, so getting the water where its needed, when its needed, can be prohibitively expensive.