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New Condenser Design Allows 24/7 Water Harvesting with Zero Energy Demands

Passive water harvesting technologies offer clear advantages in terms of power use, but are often limited in output. A new design aims to push them to their limits.

Artificial Mini-Glaciers to Combat Melting Himalayan Ice

Over the last three decades, climate change, with decreasing snowfall and rising temperatures, is causing Himalayan glaciers to recede, putting entire livelihoods under threat. Sonam Wangchuk, an engineer from the arid Himalayan region of Ladakh, may just have the answer: artificial mini-glaciers in the shape of Tibetan temples.

Water from Thick Air

NGO Dar Si Hmad has set up a large fog harvesting system in Morocco that turns fog into running water, providing a reliable water source in drought-afflicted areas.