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A Closer Look (Dying Sea) #898789

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 12, 2008
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(Studio: David Muir) A crisis for the Dead Sea in the Middle East introduced.

(Dead Sea: Simon McGregor-Wood) The shrinking of the Dead Sea due to people using water from the Jordan River featured; scenes shown of the river and the now unstable coastline; details given of the plan to pump water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea. [Iron Getty Health Spa Dabu NAVIN‡- shows the receding sea.] [Israeli Geological Inst. Itai GAVRIELI†, Friends of the Earth Mira EDELSTEIN†- say we are playing with the environment.]

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
McGregor-Wood, Simon
Duration:
00:02:20

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