As summer draws to a close, Israel beaches’ still plagued by garbage

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Tel Aviv-Yafo. Photo source: ©© Synn Wang

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Only 47.4 percent of Israel’s beaches were deemed “clean” to “very clean” in the latest Clean Coast Index, a collection of measurements issued periodically by the Environmental Protection Ministry during the summer months…

Read Full Article, The Jerusalem Post (08-26-2016)

Pollution at popular Tel Aviv beaches angers locals; JOL (08-09-2016)
Dozens of beachgoers and surfers were evacuated from two of Tel Aviv’s beaches yesterday after sewage entered the water. The owner of the surf club at one of the beaches expressed his anger: “400 children ages 8-12 were swimming in sewage…”