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How to Obtain Water in a Survival Situation (Part 1)

There is always the possibility that you may find yourself unexpectedly in a survival situation one day.  Water is usually the most important factor in determining whether you’ll come out alive. Solar Stills You need a digging tool, a container, a clear plastic sheet, a drinking tube, and a rock.

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Olifants River highly contaminated

The Olifants River in Mpumulanga is highly contaminated, researchers say. Microbiologist at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Martella du Preez, said all the sites along the river showed mild to heavy microbial contamination most likely due to untreated, or poorly-treated, sewage flowing into it. “People using untreated water from these contaminated sites […]

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Tons of Water Ice found on the Moon

Vast pockets of water ice numbering in the millions of tons have been discovered at the north pole of the moon, opening up another region of the lunar surface for potential exploration by astronauts and unmanned probes, NASA announced. NASA’s Mini-SAR instrument, which flew aboard India’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, found more than 40 small craters with […]

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