Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, University of Haifa (image) University of Haifa Share Print E-Mail Caption The Israel Center for Mediterranean Sea Research will investigate and research oil and gas extraction, desalination, infrastructure, and more. President of the University of Haifa, professor Aaron Ben-Ze'ev: "The sea is a strategic asset for Israel and by developing it the country will achieve economic independence." Credit Courtesy of the University of Haifa Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.