Britain is home to the world’s largest floating solar farm. A practical bonus is that installing a farm on the surface of a reservoir prevents the water warming up and thereby suppresses the growth of algae.
Clean water supplies are dwindling around the globe. To grow their crops, farmers resort to using untreated wastewater, which could make them sick - to an even greater extent than previously thought, a study finds.
A reservoir not far from London has been fitted with 23,000 photovoltaic panels to make it the world’s largest floating solar farm. The site generates enough power to run the local water treatment plants for decades.
The Dead Sea is seen as one of the most impressive natural wonders of the world. It has also been known for centuries for its healing properties. But the unique Middle Eastern salt lake is threatening to dry up.
With their gangly legs, beady eyes and misshapen beaks, flamingos can come across as comical and wimpy but they're actually incredibly spunky.
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