The body of water in the lowest point on Earth is shrinking fast, as these haunting timelapses show.
It’s no secret that the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth and one of the most fascinating ecological phenomena to grace it, is rapidly shrinking.
The waterline is forever retreating from the beaches, and lifeguard huts that were once located right on the water’s edge now stand in the middle of arid land. Eerie salt formations pop up and grow across the turquoise sea, beautiful yet sad signs of continuous water evaporation.
Originally posted at israel21c.org