The Dead Sea, from the Jordanian side Manuel Cohen, AFP

There’s a Way to Save Jordan. But It Might Kill the Dead Sea

Water crisis in the Hashemite kingdom can be eased by desalinating water from the Red Sea, with brine waste used to replenish the vanishing Dead Sea — but experts don’t agree if it will succeed

The Dead Sea is slowly dying. For tens of thousands of years, it was fed by rain and the Jordan River, which runs south from the inland Sea of Galilee to the inland salt lake. But in the 1960s, Israel began to...

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