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Jacob Murungi collects water near his home in central Kenya — harvesting it from fog that forms overnight and clings to trees. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Harvesting water from fog and air in Kenya with jerrycans and newfangled machines

Fog harvesting has long been a method of collecting water around the world. As climate change makes water harder and harder to find, technology is making it easier to pull water from the air.

John Oliver returned to TV with season 10 of his show. HBO hide caption

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'Utterly joyful': John Oliver tells NPR about returning after 5 months off the air

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'Utterly joyful': John Oliver tells NPR about returning after 5 months off the air

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Jacob Murungi collects water near his home in central Kenya — harvesting it from fog that forms overnight and clings to trees. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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How to harvest water from clouds of fog

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How to harvest water from clouds of fog

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Raj Haldar wants his "silly" new picture book to help kids "understand...the dangers of censorship but...also have fun." Sourcebooks hide caption

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Book News & Features

'This Book Is Banned' introduces little kids to a big topic

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'This Book Is Banned' introduces little kids to a big topic

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