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Desert Wonders: Dead Sea Production

One would not imagine a desert being a particularly green place, or a place that produces anything of value. But this, in fact, is far from the truth. With the right resources and tools, as well as a good dose of motivation and persistence, even the driest desert can produce a wealth of plants and useful materials.

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Dead Sea Kibbutzim: Who lives at the Dead Sea?

It might be called the Dead Sea, but did you know that there are people living in the vicinity of this extremely salty lake? That’s right – at the Dead Sea you can find not only tourists but also several thousand inhabitants! It’s a challenging environment, no doubt – the climate is very hot and humid – as tourists can visit the Dead Sea year-round.

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Going to Israel? Everything you should know about Israeli culture

Israel may be a very small country, but it is full of good things: cosmopolitan cities, a flourishing countryside, gorgeous beaches & unforgettable people!

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Stars in the Mud: which celebrities have been to the Dead Sea?

Which celebrities have visited the Dead Sea lately, and what have they been doing there? This article will dish the dirt on them – literally.

Is the Dead Sea Dangerous?

The Dead Sea certainly has an intimidating name—downright morbid, really. But is the Dead Sea dangerous to human beings, all things considered?

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The Dead Sea Sinkholes – a Fascinating, yet Dangerous Phenomenon

The Dead Sea is known for being a unique spot and a top tourist destination: after all, the light turquoise lake is the lowest point on Earth, it is one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world, it is surrounded by a beautiful mountainous area, and its mineral-rich water and mud are known for their numerous health benefits.

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Does Anything Live in the Dead Sea? Discover the Dead Sea Wildlife

One of the reasons why The Dead Sea’s name was given to it is that no creature can live in its hyper-salty water. On top of that, the climate in the Dead Sea is characterized by dry air, low precipitation and very high temperatures for more than 6 months of the year. But is it true the Dead Sea is dead, or is there life in the Dead Sea? The answer might surprise you

Why is the Dead Sea so salty?

So how much salt is in the Dead Sea? A single cubic mile of ocean water contains about 120 million pounds of salt. Put another way, if all the salt were removed from the oceans of the world and spread over the land areas, it would create a layer about 500 feet (150 meters) tall, That’s about the same height as a 40-story building.

Dead Sea Black Mud – Benefits for Skin

How could it be that something that is perceived in modern culture as dirty, unwelcome and undesirable had been used by so many people for so many generations?

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Dead Sea Products for your Health and Beauty

The Dead Sea has long been considered a unique travel destination due to the high concentration of salts and minerals in the water as well as the agreeable climate, both of which constitute a factor in the spa treatments that the location is known for. The lake attracts a plethora of tourists each year, seeking to relax amidst the desert view and float effortlessly upon the salt-rich water.