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'Fog catchers' attempt to harvest moisture

chanaral atacama desert fog nets water

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 07:11 PM

It is the driest desert in the world, with some weather stations there having never recorded any rainfall.

But the Atacama Desert in northern Chile may come to life as researchers use water collected from fog to grow plants in the previously desolate area.

Photographer Neil Hall captured images of locals at the village of Chanaral who use huge specially designed nets to gather water from vaporised droplets in the air.

http://www.dailymail...ean-desert.html

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