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Recycling for cash

South Africa – recycling for cash: Creative entrepreneurs in South Africa are benefiting economically from recycling electronic waste by using it as raw materials for manufacturing. They’re also refurbishing computers and selling them as...

The Advanced Water Purification Process

The water purification process being demonstrated at the City of San Diego’s Advanced Water Purification Facility uses the multi-barrier approach of consecutive treatment steps — Membrane Filtration, Reverse Osmosis & Ultraviolet...

Architecture that repairs itself?

Venice is sinking. To save it, Rachel Armstrong says we need to outgrow architecture made of inert materials and, well, make architecture that grows itself. She proposes a not-quite-alive material that does its own repairs and sequesters carbon,...

World Water Day

VOA’s Vincent Makori talks to Professor Eugene Cloete, of Stellenbosch University, in South Africa, and lead researcher of the tea bag filter project, about water projects.

Pollution is killing Durban’s marine life

Pollution in Durban’s marine environment: A short documentary created by three students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal focusing on public opinion of anthropogenic pollution on beaches in Durban. Marine pollution is becoming a huge cause for...