Dead Sea Shrinkage Predicts Future Mega Drought

June 29, 2017 12:59 AM
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The Dead Sea, the lowest spot on earth, is getting lower. With less rainfall than average this year, experts say the water level could drop more than one and a third meters by October. But the lake's shrinkage is not just a reflection of drier weather and increased water use. It's a prediction of a future mega-drought. Faith Lapidus reports.