‘Bubble greenhouse’ to desalinate water and grow crops

Engineers from Murdoch University in Australia hope to build a prototype “bubble greenhouse” that could be used in arid areas as a low-tech way to turn saltwater into fresh water and grow food, says SciDevNet, a website devoted to international development. The engineers estimate that a 150-square-meter greenhouse could produce eight cubic meters of water and up… » Read More

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