As countries in the Middle East, Africa, and elsewhere struggle to find enough freshwater to meet demand, they’re increasingly turned to the ocean. Desalination plants, located in 177 countries, can help turn seawater into freshwater. Unfortunately, these plants also produce a lot of waste — more waste, in fact, than water for people to drink.
It’s finally here! After almost a year of waiting, Star Trek: Discovery is boldly re-entering our lives for a Spocktacular second season of space shenanigans. But considering it’s been so long, we thought we’d remind you of where the good old USS Discovery found itself by the end of the first season.