The Drop Dead Beauty of the Dead Sea Environmental Disaster

The 20 million tons of salt accumulating each year at the Dead Sea's southern end endanger hotels and a major highway. A solution will exact a heavy cost, but it looks great from above

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The Dead Sea from the air. In the southern basin the sea level is rising, threatening to flood hotels and the coastal Route 90.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Ofer Vaknin and Moshe Gilad
Credit: Ofer Vaknin
The southern part of the Dead Sea, last week.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Credit: Ofer Vaknin