The Disi pipeline to supply Jordan with 30% of its water needs is underway. The building of a pipeline that will supply Jordan’s capital with much needed water gets under way. The construction of a pipeline that will carry 3.5 billion cubic feet of water to the Jordanian capital Amman has commenced after years of […]
Clean water, and water resources dominate the news over here in the Middle East. Recently Green Prophet reported on Israel’s “water” compensation to Jordan, and the Jordan crisis dealing with radioactive water. This video segment from Al-Arabiya offers a Jordanian view on the water story, or “war” as they report, between Jordan and Israel.
There are few environmental topics in the Middle East more controversial than the proposed Red Sea-Dead Sea Canal to revive the Dead Sea, which has the potential to cause lasting damage to the composition of the sea’s ecosystem. The multinational organization Friends of the Earth Middle East (FEME), who are working to build a peace […]
Cross-border environmental NGO, Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME), is getting work underway on establishing what it calls a ‘Peace Park’ to help rehabilitate the ailing River Jordan which runs along the border between Jordan and Israel (plus parts of the West Bank). The Jordan Valley is an area with a rich natural, historical […]