Head in the Clouds: The Dream of Harvesting Water from Fog

Head in the Clouds: The Dream of Harvesting Water from Fog

Dr. Schemenauer, the god-father of modern fog collection, persists in his work helping establish fog-water systems for isolated high-country communities in the developing world through FogQuest, the NGO he co-founded in 2000. He makes community engagement a priority in his projects.

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The Internet of Water

The Internet of Water

This water could, if captured and treated, provide the city of Los Angeles with all the water it needs, relieving demand on Northern California’s water resources, which depend largely on meltwater from the Sierra snowpack, which is expected to disappear with climate change.

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In Myanmar, Nature Can Help Communities Face Climate Challenges

In Myanmar, Nature Can Help Communities Face Climate Challenges

As we are increasingly seeing around the world, one of the best ways to help communities adapt to changes is by working with nature to increase resilience, from providing coastal defenses against storms to reducing flood risk for millions of people downstream. Today, Myanmar is in a unique position to do exactly this.

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When it Rains, it Pours

When it Rains, it Pours

The rainy season in Malawi usually comes in early November, but it came more than a month later last year. In mid-January of this year, Malawi experienced its worst floods in half a century when over 170mm of rain, usually a month’s worth of rain, fell in less than 24 hours.  In the southern parts of Malawi, especially in Nsanje, the rain was non-stop for almost 72 hours.

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