Can we make ocean water drinkable — and should we? (video)

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WASHINGTON, July 8, 2019 – We need water to survive — and Earth is covered in it! Unfortunately, almost all of that water is salty. In this week’s episode of Reactions, find out why getting fresh water from ocean water is a lot trickier than you might imagine: https://youtu.be/q16qpo99JEE.

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