Thanks for you feed back, the solar stills are cool, and it would be a fun project to work on with my niece too. It would work on a small scale project (and I have a few in mind). During the drought there was a local news story about a…"
I would say all our water is from rain. There should and will always be run off into the sea. We need to find alternative sources. The drought we have just experienced is as a result of no rain."
"Do you do anything in the way of rainwater collection? Of course, dam streams and you do collect rainwater, but if you live on an island, probably quite a bit of the watershed goes directly into the sea without collecting anywhere accessible."
"Solar stills are a really cool, low tech way to make water. Solar Desalinization can work, but its a bit trickier. Solar concentrators are good for electricity, and there are lots of great wind turbine projects. Maybe you guys need an alternative…"
"I love this post, thanks for sharing! I recycle a lot and do craft a lot, and this year I decided to focus on recycling through craft. Right now I get made fun of because I collect everything, but soon I'll be like guy in your post. :)…"
“learn everything there is to know about the specific context”I may have started EVOKE to change the world, but now I realize that I’m here to learn how to change it. The wealth of knowledge from people here who are actually out there doing the working is amazing. I really can’t keep up but I am trying and would like as much assistance in helping solve issues here in the Caribbean as I can manage.The first secret that caught my attention was “Innovation comes from constraints”. I live on an…See More
It's impossible to find a good solution to a problem you don't understand. I think that the first place to start when looking for a solution is understanding the problem by listening to the people it impacts the most. The knowledge one gains creates a foundation for a solution to be built on.Listening to the right people also leads to understanding the circ***tances of the problem: what other social, cultural or political elements contribute to this problem? What has already been tried? Who…See More