Protection Legislation Endangers Red Sea Sharks

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Shark Fin Soup:  a delicacy or a crime? Yemeni fisherman take advantage of Egypt’s protection laws and kill sharks for fins in Red Sea for Japanese soup.[image via jmurawski] With fragile ecosystems overrun by tourism, waste piling high on Cairo’s streets, and an oil spill initially covered up by authorities, the recent dispatch about Yemeni […]

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Jordan, Israel and Palestinian Reps Meet to Jumpstart Controversial Red-Dead Canal

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Representatives of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority met last week to study ways to undertake a project known as the “Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Study Program, according to Globes. The meeting, hosted by Jordan, was headed by representatives of the World Bank, with the purpose of forming a committee to study ways in […]

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Israeli Tycoon Yitzhak Tshuva Sees Red-Dead Canal As A Money-Maker

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Billionaire entrepreneur Yitzhak Tshuva, a man whose parents couldn’t afford to buy him a watch for his Bar Mitzvah, is now planning to undertake an even greater project on himself. The self-made Real Estate and business wheeler dealer is now planning to become fully involved in the construction of the proposed “Red-Dead” canal, that is […]

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Strategic Solution's Floating Gas Pipes Could Avert Red-Dead Environmental Catastrophe

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Those who have been following the Red-Dead canal proposal, and all its controversies, know that a lot is at stake. The Dead Sea is dying because natural estuaries, such as the Jordan River, Ein Gedi bottled spring water and rainwater are not making it to its shores. Politicians think that by carving a tunnel from […]

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