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Harvesting Air for Water

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German engineering goes green with a fog-collecting system that serves the water needs of an arid Peruvian village.

Biologists Kai Tiedemann and Anne Lummerich are finding ingenious ways to help people living in arid regions find and develop new sources of water. Bellavista, a small, hillside settlement near Lima, Peru that is unconnected to the municipal water supply is enveloped in fog through most of the winter. There, the pair designed a fog-catching system that captures and collects fog-water for use by......read more

Robert Misrach: Desert Cantos

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Arid landscape photos highlight man's problematic relationship with the environment

Richard Misrach's Desert Cantos is the result of a life's work spent exploring landscapes of the American southwest. The project, patterned after The Cantos of Ezra Pound, takes the form of a long, epic visual poem, with eighteen chapters that cover desert subjects as diverse as a military base in Utah, a man-made flood in California, sublime skies in Arizona, and arts happenings......read more

Cognition: Photos by Bence Bakonyi

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Images of tourists in the ancient, arid landscapes of northwestern China

Young Hungarian photographer Bence Bakonyi first came to our attention via his excellent Dignity series, a surrealistic exploration of self-identity captured in arid mountain landscapes. Cognition, his latest collection of images, picks up where the earlier series left off. The Shanghai-based photographer traveled to Dunhuang and Zhangye Danxia in northwestern China, along the Silk Road, where......read more

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