The Dead Sea is Dying. *sad* But is this fix a good idea?
Fascinating. And what's even more incredible is the list of donor countries collaborating with Jordan, Israel and the Palestine, to finance the feasibility study:
It's wonderful when countries work together peacefully.
Four donor countries — France, Japan, the United States and the Netherlands — have committed themselves to participate in financing the $15 million study. The study will look at the environmental and social consequences of transferring water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, Jordan's Minister of Water and Irrigation Mohammed Thafer al-Alem said Sunday.
Saving the Dead Sea by using the Red Sea
Jordan, Israel, Palestinian Authority meet to save shrinking body of water
The Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure, Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, said the "study is an excellent example for cooperation, peace and conflict reduction."
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery. - Malcolm X
A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything. - Malcolm X
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. - Confucius
The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people. - Geoffrey Chaucer
Last edited by RVD; Dec 17th, 2006 at 04:53 AM.