Contact: Rachel Feldman
University of Haifa
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."
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