Oil spill devastates Israel’s Mediterranean coast 

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 4:18pm

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Authorities in Israel ordered that the country’s Mediterranean beaches be shut down after a massive oil spill hit the coast. It’s the country’s worst maritime pollution disaster in decades. Thousands of volunteers have already taken part in the cleaning efforts, which authorities say could take years. Host Marco Werman speaks with Ya’ara Peretz, a climate justice activist at Green Course, in Tel Aviv.