Protecting Our Planet

Dr. Filipe Natalio Is Developing Cotton in Different Colors

Did you know it takes about 2,700 liters of water to dye one single cotton T-shirt?

We are developing cotton in different colors, which would save huge amounts of water and create green, new sustainable materials.

At this critical point for planet Earth, the role of science and its ability to provide transformative scientific solutions to our planet’s most pressing crisis is pivotal. Weizmann Institute scientists are tackling core issues affecting climate change and are engaged in sustainability research that is driven by an unprecedented sense of urgency. For the future of humanity.