$5B Plan: Canal From Red Sea to Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is lowest place on Earth and it keeps getting lower. Jordan's Prime Minister Nader Dahabi is concerned about the sea. In fact, he announced Saturday that finding additional water resources for his citizens and the Dead Sea are top priority. This year the rate of decline in the sea's level is expected to be over 4 feet; the cause is man-made. People are using 90 percent of the Dead Sea's main source, the Jordan River, for farming and drinking. As the Dead Sea's water recedes,...Full Story
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