Parts of California could receive more rain this week than they’ve gotten cumulatively over the past eight months. But the …
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Could alleviate earth’s looming water resource crises
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From TIME’s Allison Berry:
The tiny Pacific nation of Tuvalu has declared a state of emergency because it has only several days’ worth of fresh water remaining, after being ravaged by an extended drought. Neighboring New Zealand and Australia have stepped in and offered to provide desalination equipment, which would keep the …