Seeing the aurora has a few prerequisites, including location and a willingness to stay up late.
Supported by a grant from the Humanitarian Innovation Fund, the prototype is now ready for testing.
The only real way to verify that your water is safe to drink is to treat it. And the effort it takes to treat water is minor compared to the complications of illness.
Demystifying the nasty bug that’s responsible for beaver fever.
In a life-or-death backcountry situation, should you filter and drink your pee to stay alive?
After Ebola was detected in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, MSR’s partners at PATH deploy the MSR chlorine maker to shrink Ebola’s presence.
Whether you’re planning a backcountry trip or an urban adventure abroad—say, an Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal, or a cultural tour of its capital, Kathmandu—you’ll want to take extra precautions with your drinking water. In many developing countries, both municipal drinking water and backcountry water are prone to viruses in addition to bacteria and protozoa. Bringing a water purification system with you is a smart way to help protect you from viral infections that can jeopardize your health, not to mention ruin your vacation. There are a few water treatment options available to you that target different qualities of water. A general rule when treating water is to start with the clearest water possible, but sometimes your options are limited. Here’s what you should know about treating water when traveling…
Here’s a brief look at how MSR’s efforts grew from outdoor products to global health technologies.
MSR’s Global Health team receives grant from Humanitarian Innovation Fund.