Category: Opinion/Analysis

Baseline of a Desecrated Land VII: Poisoned Streams

Part 7 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net Toxic Streams and disappearing groundwater “…and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and slew them there.” Kings 18. Kishon: If Elijah was around today he might just tell the Israelites to…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land VI: Awash in Sewage

Part 6 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net Sewage Quiz and nowhere to go “…with clear waters and action packed beaches, each one of Tel Aviv’s 16 beaches has its own style and attracts…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land V: Lower Jordan-Dead Sea

Part 5 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net The lower Jordan river is a wreck “The river one hundred twenty feet wide and six feet deep, gravelly bottom; current five knots.” W.F. Lynch, USN,…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land IV: Vanishing Biomes

Part 4 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net Israel’s only major freshwater lake may disappear Last updated October 14, 2018. “Set sail on the beautiful Sea of Galilee with an inspirational time of praise…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land III: Occupied water

Part 3 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net State Mandated Water Poverty “Today the Golden People of California have elected to adopt Israel’s water model. Now, in order for this thing to work, half…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land II: Desalination Impacts

Part 2 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net Read part 1 here. Desalination: more salt than Lot’s wife “Israel leads the world in water recycling and desalination. We’ll share our technology with India and…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land I: Food Supply

Part 1 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net How Israel’s water and agricultural technologies don’t even work for Israel “California I hear has a big water problem. We in Israel don’t have a water…