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Offshore Oil Spill Hits Israel’s Beaches, Devastating Wildlife

HeadlineFeb 23, 2021

Israel is warning people to stay away from beaches after an offshore oil spill began polluting a 100-mile stretch of Mediterranean coastline. The massive tar slick has devastated ocean wildlife, including sea turtles and a 55-foot fin whale that washed ashore dead in southern Israel. It’s being called one of Israel’s worst-ever environmental disasters.

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