Archives for July 2011

Harvesting Water from Dew

We found this article over at inhabitat.com.

Beetle-Inspired Bottle Harvests Drinking Water From Thin Air

For over one hundred years, scientists and engineers have been studying ways to effectivelyharvest fog as a source of water in arid regions. Although some of these man-made systems have proved useful, the plants and insects that inhabit deserts are far more efficient dew collectors. One ingenious bug known as the “fog beetle” collects drinking water by perching in an opportune position that allows dew droplets to collect in ridges on its back. Seeing this, designer Pak Kitae developed an ingenious biomimicking Dew Bank bottle that could provide hydration to millions ofpeople that lack accessible drinking water.

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Prague Discussion with Earthship Biotects

earthship.com/europe

o. s. Zeměloď invites you to a
Discussion With Earthship Biotects Anne Temple and Demian Larsen

Thursday 8th July at 19.00 in the Kampa Theatre, Nosticova 2a, Praha 1.

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