Dead Sea disappears, leaving thousands of sinkholes, which are gradually destroying the living environment and tourist coast. The Dead Sea is actually a lake, almost 10 times saltier oceans and is at the lowest portion of the Earth’s land. However, over the last few decades on the shoreline appear funnel. Today, there are over 3000 sinkholes in the Dead Sea, reports ABC News.
And the depth of some of these craters is equivalent to eight-story building. Gidon Bromberg, the Israeli director of Eco Peace in the Middle East, said that these creatures are a direct result of improper and irrational use of water resources in the region. Dead Sea robbed of 2 billion gallons of water each year due to water leakage from the main water source of the lake – the Jordan River. Read the rest of this entry »