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A new source of fresh water for agriculture

Agricultural decline in most countries is linked to the fresh water shortage, drought and, as a result, the loss of fertile land. A chronic lack of fresh water for irrigation could jeopardise the entire industry, so an efficient and cost-effective way to desalinate sea water is needed to give a chance to restore crops around the world. Until now, most attempts at seawater desalination have turned out to be too expensive and energy-intensive.

By 2040, a new, efficient way to desalinate sea water has became available: it uses nano-tech graphene. This is a modified carbon layer one atom thick, which became the basis of the membrane that allows only water molecules to pass through and has the requisite strength for continued use. This method of desalination makes it possible to produce fresh water on the massive scale necessary for farming and at a low cost.

It will be a real salvation for Central Africa and Latin America, a hope for survival in a prolonged drought. Also, it will give the opportunity for countries with rich marine resources such as Cyprus, Greece, New Zealand, Australia, Madagascar, India, South-East Asia to develop agriculture more effectively.

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aidenben In most regions of the world, over 70 percent of freshwater is used for agriculture. By 2050, feeding a planet of 9 billion people will require an estimated 50 percent increase in agricultural production and a 15 percent increase in water withdrawals.
07 Oct 2021
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David Already been done. CSIRO has developed a graphene filter which can clean & desalinate polluted seawater. Search "Graphair".
30 Aug 2019
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Craig Graphene in the mineral of the Future. See what happening from Solar, heat, protective paints to Supercapasitors for mobile devices and electrical Vehicle's. I have access to 100 million ton Graphite deposit, gold and copper. Need partners and $110k to secure the option and rights to purchase for $6M. Then $100m to develop a International seaport mining, manufacturing, and Suppling the workd with Graphene Profucts. 2-5 years we can be setup for making $billions. Any Investors in this group? Craig
16 Feb 2019
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