Scientists fantasize a new filter made from wood could make it easier to make clean drinking water from the ocean.
If you live on the coast in an area prone to drought–say, Los Angeles or parts of India–there’s a good chance that as climate change progresses, your community may begin to rely more on desalination engineering that are in a position form ocean water drinkable.( One L.A.-area sea agency shall consider a controversial plan to spend hundreds of millions on a new desalination plant ; Chennai, India is currently building its third desalination plant as it faces severe water deficits .) But desal engineering normally uses a lot of energy. New research has found an unlikely root to help change that: trees.
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