Sinkholes: Nature’s Payback

One might assume that the pictures in this blog were taken in Aleppo or in Beirut during the Lebanese Civil war. They were not. These pictures were taken on August the 23rd, 2015 in Ghor Mazraa, Jordan Valley. What was once part of a thriving agricultural community with well-paved well- lit roads, surrounded by banana fields, […]

The Emergence of Dreadful Sinkholes in Areas Surrounding the Dead Sea published a news article under the title “The Emergence of Dreadful Sinkholes in Areas Surrounding Dead Sea -Photos” 19-09-2013 06:45 P Photos published Thursday revealed an increase in the number of large sinkholes on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea. According to the pictures published by the site the “Dreadful Sinkholes” continue […]

Climate Dots by the Dead Sea: May 5th, 2012. Come One, Come All!

What You Need to Know about the Dead Sea The Dead Sea is one of the wonders of the Middle East and the entire world.  Its surface is 421 meters below seas level, the lowest point on Earth’s surface.  It is shared by Jordan, Israel and Palestine.  The Dead Sea is major source of potash and […]

Sinkholes and the Sinking Level of the Dead Sea

In the past few decades sinkholes have permeated the area around the Dead Sea. The eruption of these large cavities has undeniably become a serious issue of human and environmental safety which is also tied to the fight to stop the Dead Sea’s shrinkage.