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Desalination Is Not a Solution to Global Water Scarcity

"Turning salt water into drinking water is not a solution to tackle global water scarcity, the WWF has said. A report by the environmental group said a growth in the energy intensive technology would increase emissions and damage coastal and river habitats. More attention should instead be paid to conserving supplies..." - excerpt from this BBC article.

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