See this interesting video (link)
Shimon Peres has been touting this project for a while. Now billionaire Yitzhak Tshuva is supporting it. What do you think of it?
Some believe that it will solve the erosion of the Dead Sea.
Others believe that it will destroy the Dead Sea.
It will most certainly open up the Arava area and the Negev in general to any new options.
I know that some ecologists are opposed but is there a better way to solve the Dead Sea and to develop new areas for Israelis to live in. We desperately need to attract people to the Negev. Maybe this will help?