Running on empty – Israel’s deteriorating water crisis

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Having adequate fresh water supplies in most of the Middle East has always been a serious issue. This includes ideas like dragging an iceberg from Antarctica to the Arab Gulf for drinking water. More practical fresh water procurement projects involve the use of massive desalination plants, such as those in Saudi Arabia  Another Mid East country, Israel, […]

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Planned Flooding of Ancient Roman Spa in Turkey Shows Disregard for Archeological Sites

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Allianoi Roman baths in better days. Is flooding this site for irrigation  a “massacre” or unavoidable water reservoir project? In a planned act that seems to be no different than bulldozing ancient archeological sites in Libya the Turkish government is going through with work to flood the  ancient Roman hot springs spa of Allianoi. The site […]

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