'Tel Aviv's Development Plans Undermine City's Promise to Protect Environment'

Environmental activists claim municipality's planned building projects will jeopardize rare and unique habitats and species, including the celebrated karkur cliffs along the north shore.

Tel Aviv recently promised to safeguard 51 sites, as part of the publication of the findings of a survey of natural habitats within city limits, but environmental activists claim the municipality's development activities undermine its stated conservation goals.