From the Desert for the World
The 24th Sde Boker Symposium on Solar Electricity Production
BIDR NEWS SPRING 2023
Solar power is coming. Crystalline silicon solar cells, which almost reach their efficiency limit, dominate this growing energy sector. Can it be improved?
Habitat plays a key role in changing interactions with predators and parasites, and in particular that urban species may benefit from a lower abundance of predators in their habitat.
A study by Dr. Monica Mowery published in the journal Oecologia.
Graduate students from the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies (AKIS), and the Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies, participated in two recent graduation ceremonies
BIDR researchers and students investigate ways to meet global challenges related to food security, water scarcity and clean energy.
Our mission is to combat desertification and facing global challenges by bringing together water, food, energy, and environmental research.
Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies: 300 students from 20 countries, 900 alumni from 45 countries.
By 2050, there will be 9 billion people in the world. The farmland needed to feed them lies in arid and semi-arid regions.
41% of Earth’s landmass is Drylands, and is home to more than 2 billion people.
Water is one of the earth’s most crucial resources, but it is finite.