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Paul Winter – Saving the Dead Sea

Here is a fantastic film by Israeli filmmaker Yuval Dax of musician Paul Winter talking about the Dead Sea. The…

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Paul Winter – Saving the Dead Sea
Nick Derry – Red Fox

Nick Derry – Red Fox

The lowest place on Earth is getting lower and lower. I have had the enormous privilege to be part of…

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The Artists For Nature Dead Sea Project Makes TV Headlines

Israeli TV Channel 1 news report from March 29th on the Artists for Nature Bringing the Dead Sea to Life…

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The Artists For Nature Dead Sea Project Makes TV Headlines

A Steppe Eagle flying over the Eilat Mountains

Here is some fantastic footage produced by Taiwanese photographer Chieh-Te Liang of a Steppe Eagle over the Eilat Mountains https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2foXyI--ubqaURjS1pvaHlobHc/view

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Chieh Te Liang’s video of our visit to Wadi Zarkee Main

Chieh Te Liang filmed the Artists for Nature in Jordan. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2foXyI--ubqWk53blBuTkhmYkk/view

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Chieh Te Liang’s video of our visit to Wadi Zarkee Main
MacQueen’s Bustard and Sandgrouse

MacQueen’s Bustard and Sandgrouse

Today the artists had a very early start to see the MacQueen's Bustard and the extremely elusive Sandgrouse. We set…

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The Desert Sparrow

From Amir Balaban we learned that the Desert Sparrow builds a large, hollow, round nest of sticks and twigs in…

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The Desert Sparrow
En Avdat and the Ben Gurion Centre

En Avdat and the Ben Gurion Centre

Today the artists split in two groups. One part explored the National Park En Avedat, an expressive river bed with…

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Palestinian, Israeli and Bedouin children for the Dead Sea

After the gathering at the Wadi David Nature Reserve where Israeli, Bedouin and Palestinian children met and worked with the…

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Palestinian, Israeli and Bedouin children for the Dead Sea
Paul Winter at the Dead Sea Beach

Paul Winter at the Dead Sea Beach

American musician Paul Winter performing at the Dead Sea Beach. A celebration of the Sea's strange beauty and a lament for…

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Get-together in Wadi David

When King David had to hide from King Solomon, he went to the desert, to one of the nicest places…

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Get-together in Wadi David
Two men – one dream: Peace!

Two men – one dream: Peace!

Professor Yossi Leshem from Israel and Mansour Abu Rashid from Jordan have worked very closely together for many years. It has…

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From Deserts to Wetlands

Tuesday 21st March Trip 1: Up into the Negev Desert, not too far from Ein Gedi The artists, led by…

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From Deserts to Wetlands
Impressions from the ride through Jordan

Impressions from the ride through Jordan

Have a look at our bus ride through Jordan:

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Over the River Jordan and into Israel

Monday 20th March The journey from the Dead Sea in Jordan to an equivalent latitude on the Israeli bank took the…

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Over the River Jordan and into Israel
Artist for Nature Dead Sea Project Hashtag #afndsp

Artist for Nature Dead Sea Project Hashtag #afndsp

We are using the hashtag #afndsp (Artists for Nature Dead Sea Project) to identify posts on social media, twitter etc that…

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Extreme Jordanian Landscapes

Sunday 19th March First stop Wadi Zarkee Main.   For those not yet in the know a wadi is a valley,…

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Extreme Jordanian Landscapes
A Dip in the Dead Sea!

A Dip in the Dead Sea!

After the workshops the Artists for Nature group took the plunge into the dead sea! ... and covered themselves in…

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Artist for Nature Education Workshop – Jordan

Over 150 Jordanian children attended the Artist for Nature workshop day on the 18t March 2017. Artists from around the…

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Artist for Nature Education Workshop – Jordan
Kibbutz Pitstop

Kibbutz Pitstop

We stopped on our travels for a breakfast at the amazing Kibbutz Sedi Eliyahu which has a focus on organic solutions…

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First Day and Opening Night

March 16th 2017 – Day 1 Please find a link to a downloadable catalogue of the Dead Sea project here.…

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First Day and Opening Night
Champions of the dump – White Storks

Champions of the dump – White Storks

Today we had a very early start to get out of Jerusalem before the Marathon started. But that gave us…

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Arrived in Jerusalem!

Today almost all artists arrived in Tel Aviv and went to Jerusalem. While our friend James Coe got stuck in…

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Arrived in Jerusalem!
Let’s get started!

Let’s get started!

Dear friends of ANF, The preparations are going on now in full speed - tomorrow the Dead Sea Project starts.…

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Bringing the Dead Sea to Life

Bringing the Dead Sea to LifeThrough Art and Music A Jordanian, Palestinian and Israeli Initiative 16-27 March 2017   More…

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Bringing the Dead Sea to Life

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