All posts tagged in: groundwater

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We need regenerative farming, not geoengineering

Geoengineering has been back in the news recently after the US National Research Council endorsed a proposal to envelop the planet in a layer of sulphate aerosols to reduce solar radiation and cool the atmosphere. The proposal has been widely ...

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Desalination: the answer to our water crisis?

By Andreas Wilson-Späth Supplying South Africa’s growing population with clean, safe drinking water is a major challenge. Not only is the country’s water infrastructure in need of refurbishment in some places and entirely absent in many ...

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South Africa’s great thirst has begun

Eskom’s electricity woes have hastened the failure of water infrastructure around the country. For many South Africans, the water crisis is already here. For others, research and projections show, it is only a matter of time – and perhaps ...