Israeli scientists: Eilat rail route will cause 'irreversible' damage to nature
Scientists ask prime minister to reconsider route, which they say would destroy sections of nature reserves.
Dozens of scientists from various Israeli academic institutions who are actively involved in environmental protection turned this week to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with the request that he seriously reconsider the projected construction of a rail line that would connect Tel Aviv with Israel’s southernmost port, Eilat, on the shores of the Red Sea. The scientists are deeply concerned over what...
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