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Parched Jordan to tap ancient aquifer

Jordan, one of the world's 10 driest countries, said it will start pumping water from a 300,000-year-old southern aquifer on Thursday to the capital and other cities to help them meet high demand.

Jul 10, 2013
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Endangered bats find sanctuary in Israeli 'ghost bunkers'

Abandoned army bunkers along the Jordan River have become a habitat for 12 indigenous bat species, three of which are already designated as endangered and two that are on the critical list. The bats were recently identified ...

Apr 12, 2012
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