Israel is promoting the dead sea, the lowest place on the planet, as a world site, but we let companies have their way with it. In the long run tourism would provide much more revenue than salt for cosmetics and whatnot, not to mention guarding the environment and the area for future Israeli generations.
Red Cross delivers aid to Taiz, Yemen, for first time since August (Reuters)
from the article: New Israeli-Palestinian land dispute rises as Dead Sea water levels drop
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