Deforestación en África: Los filtros de agua salvan árboles en Uganda

El agua limpia escasea en Uganda. Para esterilizarla, se hierve, normalmente con carbón vegetal. Las emisiones de CO2 son enormes. Dos jóvenes empresas quieren cambiar esta situación con un sistema ecológico de filtrado.
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