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Greenification of Qatar Using Atmospheric Water

November 19, 2012
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Greenification of Qatar Using Atmospheric Water

There’s a very interesting project being launched in Qatar this month — sea water is collected by evaporators and used to create an oasis in the middle of a desert: The ultimate aim of the Sahara Forest Project is to return vast areas of desert back to life, providing food, water and clean energy...
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To Each His Own

June 5, 2011
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To Each His Own

The more research we do, the more we post on this site, the more obvious is becomes that different areas of the world, different peoples are need the flexibility in the approach to developing dew collection systems for plan irrigation. Some places have a lot of fog and would benefit from using nets-based D.R.I.P.S....
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How Our Project Contributes to Better Living

November 28, 2010
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How Our Project Contributes to Better Living

EDF Evaluation Question: “Please describe shortly below how your project contributes to change energy together for better living (sustainable behavior).” Answer: I think the question is asking us to evaluate our project, Deep Root Irrigation and Precipitation System, in terms of its impact on the communities where it will be deployed. We believe there...
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“The Big Potential of Small Farms”—Scientific American Article

November 24, 2010
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In September 2005 issue of Scientific American Journal, there was an article: “The Big Potential of Small Farms” by Paul Polak (August 22, 2005). Paul Polak started IDE—International Development Enterprises—in 1981 to come up with good solutions to water problems. The article describes IDE’s work and the problems they are trying to solve. There’s...
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World Maps of Precipitation, Land Use, Vegetation, Climate, & People Density

November 21, 2010
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Here is a collection of maps from How Stuff Works on Precipitation, Land Use, Climate, Vegetation, and People Density. Annual Precipitation Map of the World Climate Map of the World Land Use Map of the World Population Density Map of the World Vegetation Map of the World
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Map of World Rainfall

November 21, 2010
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Map of World Rainfall

This is map of total rainfall around the world. Source: NOAA.
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