Coral Reef

Breakdown in spawning synchrony places corals at ‘risk of extinction’

Researchers at TAU found that highly synchronized spawning events of certain reef-building corals in the Red Sea’s Gulf of Eilat have completely changed and lost their vital synchrony.

Israeli researchers are using 3D printing technology to help rebuild coral reefs

Coral reef systems are being continuously degraded worldwide. This technology, now being applied off the coast of Eilat, helps rebuild the diversity of the underwater ecosystem.

Photo of Red Sea corals
Israel forms partnership with Arab nations to protect Red Sea corals

Israel will partner with neighboring Red Sea countries, including Saudi Arabia and Sudan, to establish a research center for the study, monitoring and protection of coral reef ecosystems.

 A clownfish and a sea anemone find shelter in plastic waste in a coral reef off the coast of Eilat
Israel moves pristine corals after restricted beach reopens

Scientists found a magical undersea world of unspoiled corals and schools of fish.

The Reef in Eilat, part of a report by the Israel Nature and Parks Authority August, 8 2018.
Coral reef in Eilat, the northernmost reef in the world, is growing

In a world where coral reefs are shrinking rapidly, the coral reef in Eilat has grown thanks in part to the actions of the Ministry of Environmental Protection.

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