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Woman aims to run 200 marathons to highlight water crisis
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Woman aims to run 200 marathons to highlight water crisis

2.3 billion people live in water-stressed countries. Mina Guli, CEO of the Thirst Foundation, is running 200 marathons in a year, in some of the most water-stressed locations, to draw attention to the water crisis. She is aiming to complete her final marathon on World Water Day in March 2023.

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Source: SDG Action
How to manage the interplay between food, land, energy and water
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How to manage the interplay between food, land, energy and water

Scientific evidence points to food systems being responsible for around a third of global greenhouse gas emissions. The transition to net zero requires coordinated action to manage the highly complex interplay between food production, water, energy, forestry, and biodiversity.

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Source: SDG Action
How nature-based solutions can tackle risks to water supply
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How nature-based solutions can tackle risks to water supply

Climate change is shrinking the overall water supply. Corporations have responded to these growing risks by measuring their water use, setting stewardship targets and implementing site-level strategies. Nature-based solutions can protect businesses in ways corporate water stewardship cannot.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Turning seawater into drinking water with clean energy
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Turning seawater into drinking water with clean energy

According to the UN, there will be a 40% deficit in freshwater by 2030. Desalination can address this issue but current methods use fossil fuels and chemicals that pollute the ocean. Start-up Desolenator uses solar energy to distill seawater and even contaminated water into clean, fresh drinking water.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Clean drinking water from seawater with the push of one button
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Clean drinking water from seawater with the push of one button

MIT researchers have developed a portable, solar-powered desalination device that automatically removes particles and salts from seawater. It produces drinking water that exceeds WHO safe drinking water standards. The device doesn’t rely on filters like traditional desalination machines.

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Source: MIT News
9 of World Expo’s stunning pavilions created via circular economy model
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9 of World Expo’s stunning pavilions created via circular economy model

World Expo in Dubai will feature stunning demonstrations of circular economy in action, via the way 9 of its pavilions have been constructed. From Italy’s composable elements and Belgium’s massive CO2-absorbing vertical garden to Austria’s ingeniously efficient cooling system, and more.

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Source: Gulf News