Why you shouldn’t drink seawater (even if you’re shipwrecked)

    I feel like I’ve always ‘known’ that it’s bad to drink seawater but I can’t remember ever learning why. This excerpt from Rose George’s excellent ‘90% of Everything: Inside Shipping‘ gives a fair idea: In a lecture to the Royal College of Physicians in 1942, MacDonald Critchley, a physician who had studied survival […]