Sand science: Dubai researchers dig up secrets to sustain life on Earth & Mars

Video Credit: euronews (in English)
Published on June 9, 2021 - Duration: 04:00s

Sand science: Dubai researchers dig up secrets to sustain life on Earth & Mars

It’s predicted that 90% of Earth’s land will be degraded by 2050, as urbanisation and climate change desertify it, turning the planet’s surface into dust and sand.

This sediment makes up 75% of UAE land, where researchers are using nanotechnology and living organisms to unlock its hidden potential


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Dubai

Metropolis in United Arab Emirates
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United Arab Emirates

Country in Western Asia
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