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THE COMA OF THE DEAD SEA (60 images)

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Lying at 411 meters under the sea level, The Dead Sea, a unique salt lake, an ecological and historical treasure is dying. Losing about 1 meter a year the Dead Sea has lost 1/3 of it's surface. After 75 000 years of fighting the dessert, the salt lake is drying up at an alarming rate. Far and away the biggest cause of the rapid disappearance of the Dead Sea is the lack of water coming into it from its traditional sources: the Jordan River and various side wadis (tributaries). Construction...
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