A general view shows a sinkhole in Israel's abandoned tourist resort of Ein Gedi on the shore of the Dead Sea on July 11, 2016.
Experts have warned that the Dead Sea, the lowest and saltiest body of water in the world, is on course to dry out by 2050, with the emergence of sinkholes forcing the closure of roads and beaches, as well as damaging agriculture. / AFP / MENAHEM KAHANA        (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)