The Red-Dead Conduit and its Impacts on the Environment
The proposed Red-Dead Conduit will link the Red Sea to the Dead Sea. The project aims to pump water from the Gulf of Aqaba to the Dead Sea. This transmission of vast quantities of water would then be utilized to generate electricity, desalinate water and pump it to populous areas, and deposit the rest of […]
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With the end of the fiscal year upon us, you may need to squeeze in your tax-deductible donations before heading off to that New Year’s party…you can make an online donation right now which is US tax-deductible and help start the new year in a green way by helping build FoEME’s three EcoParks!
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Share The Holiday Spirit With FoEME!! By giving a FoEME gift to someone you love this holiday season, you can help build FoEME’s three EcoParks! Here’s how it works: You make a US tax-deductible donation through our website→ FoEME sends a handsome gift card by email → FoEME develops its EcoParks in Jordan, Palestine, and […]
FoEME Hosts Conference in Jordan: One Basin, Conflicting Visions
This blog post was contributed by Jessica Marx and Yedida Wolfe from FoEME’s Tel Aviv office. From November 2, 2010 through November 3, 2010, FoEME hosted the “7th Annual Good Water Neighbors Conference: One Basin, Conflicting Visions” in Amman, Jordan. Over 150 people attended the conference, including representatives of government from Jordan, Israel, and Palestine, […]
FoEME Voices Environmental Concerns at ‘Red-Dead’ Conduit World Bank Study Hearings
FoEME attended two of the recent Public Consultation hearings held by the World Bank about their recently released Initial Assessment Report of their ongoing study of a Red-Dead Conduit project. The objectives of the water conveyance project are to replenish water in the shrinking Dead Sea back to a level of 420m below sea level, […]
News Roundup – December 17
A solar panel in Palestine (on the wane, according to this week’s news). Photo courtesty of Iyad Aburdeineh. Here’s what happened environmentally in Israel, Jordan, and Palestine this week: An interim report published by a Knesset committee of inquiry into Israel’s water crisis slammed the government for not taking enough long-term action to manage the […]