Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 5,600 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Mon May 11 2009: from London Times:
River Jordan, the site of Jesus' baptism, a 'sewage pipe'
If Pope Benedict hoped to immerse himself yesterday in the waters of the River Jordan, where Jesus was said to have been baptised by his cousin John, he will have been disappointed: the river is now such a polluted, denuded shadow of its former self that bathing is prohibited in its sluggish, brown waters. A United Nations report described the biblical waterway as a "sewage pipe" made filthy by pollution from farming in Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley, by poorly managed sewage disposal from Palestinian cities in the West Bank and by waste water from Jordan and Syria.
[Read more stories about: ecosystem interrelationships, toxic buildup, water issues]
This item will appear in our PANIQuiz!

Your Quips:
dumbgrid says: "Sounds like conditions are getting JUST right for the you-know-what-alypse!"

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

'Doc Jim says:
Bet you could get a good craptism there.

More stories:
  • Federal predictions of greenhouse gas reductions are exaggerated: watchdog
  • Any way you slice it, warming climate is affecting Cascades snowpack
  • (River Jordan, the site of Jesus' baptism, a 'sewage pipe')
  • Former coal lobbyist takes state post
  • Brazil's other big forest in dire straits

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The