Oman plans to generate thousands of liters of water a day thanks to a budding technology that collects and stores fog droplets. Photo By Angela Shah A fog collection net captures mist and turns it into water to grow 1,000 trees and help reverse desertification. In the second year of a five-year “fog collection project,” Omani officials, in collaboration with Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp., have placed large nets made of plastic mesh at about 700 meter above sea level in the Al Qara mountains near Salalah, in the southern part of the nation. The collector is comprised of four 20-m-wide, 3-m-tall
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