Tag: Water Scarcity

Clean Water In An Instant? Graphene Sieve Converts Seawater Into Drinking Water

Researchers have found a new way to filter the salt in seawater through a process that uses graphene. Should this technology be produced on a large scale, it would help address the scarcity of drinking water.

Material Science April 4, 2017

A World With Little Water Supply Has Dire Economic Consequences: World Bank

A report by the World Bank warns that water shortage across the globe could have dire economic consequences. The report suggests methods to counter the phenomenon.

Earth/Environment May 24, 2016

Fairy Circles In Australia and Namibia: What The Similarities And Differences Are

Researchers may have discovered the likely cause of the formation of barren patches of land in Namibia and Australia known as fairy circles. Both regions share some similarities when it comes to the absorption of water by the soil.

Animals March 18, 2016

Water Shortage Affects 4 Billion People Worldwide

As many as 4 billion people in the world do not have enough water to take care of their basic needs, according to a new study conducted by the University of Twente in the Netherlands. The researchers suggest that more action should be taken to regulate consumption and to practice sustainable ways to use water.

Life February 13, 2016

World Still Not Aware Of Water Scarcity Problems, Says IPCC Head

Governments are finally acting against climate change, but not many are aware that effects such as water scarcity are starting to hit closer to home.

Earth/Environment February 4, 2015

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