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Tree Rings, Poop Pills, and the Dead Sea: Week in Review

ByAllison EckNOVA NextNOVA Next

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Can an audacious desalination project save what’s left of one of the world’s most unique bodies of water? NOVA Next contributor Elisa Oddone

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Cracks and mile-wide sinkholes still partially filled with water dot the landscape where once the Dead Sea used to be.

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