Oases in the air This could make clean drinking water possible for billions of people

Oases in the air This could make clean drinking water possible for billions of people

Oases in the air This could make clean drinking water possible for billions of people

When Maria Grijalva looks out of her office window on the Galápagos island of Santa Cruz, her gaze falls on a tropical paradise. But even though the forests owe their splendor of color to regular rainfall, the inhabitants lack clean drinking water here, of all places. “The tap water is often polluted, people bought tons of disposable bottles,” says Grijalva, who has lived on the island for a year and a half and researches the unique wildlife for the Charles Darwin Foundation.