Mediterranean Sea

A young whale's hazardous journey through the Mediterranean raises environmental concerns

Threats in the Mediterranean include ship strikes, interactions with fisheries, underwater noise from seismic surveys or military operations, and ingestion of marine debris. 

Neolithic boats that traversed the Mediterranean 7,000 years ago excavated near Rome

Excavations of canoes at the Neolithic lakeshore village of La Marmotta, near Rome, Italy provided new insights into the history of seafaring technology.

Gaza humanitarian aid due to sail soon from Cyprus, source says

Gaza health ministry said two Palestinians died of dehydration and malnutrition, raising the toll of such deaths to 20. Humanitarian aid is expected to set sail soon from Cyprus.

By REUTERS
06/03/2024

Huge jellyfish, once coveting Israel's warmer seasons, seen off Israel's coast

Vast swathes of jellyfish, which typically flock to the Israeli coasts during summer, have been seen in great numbers this winter, signaling an abundant summer.

Mediterranean Sea is warming, rising faster than it should be - report

The report said that the upper layer is warming at 0.13 degrees Celsius yearly because of global warming.

Logistics ‘tinder’ offers alternative for cargo to bypass Houthi threat

Trucknet, an Israeli company, created a land bridge that offers a faster and currently safer alternative for cargo to cross from the Gulf into the Mediterranean.

By DEBBIE MOHNBLATT/THE MEDIA LINE
04/01/2024
 The world’s largest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford arrives at Mediterranean Sea on October 11

US to withdraw largest aircraft carrier in world from Israel's shores - report

"The United States will still have a lot of military capability in the region and flexibility," ABC quoted a senior US official as saying.

UK to conduct surveillance flights to help hostage rescue efforts

"Surveillance aircraft will be unarmed, do not have a combat role, and will be tasked solely to locate hostages," said the UK Defense Ministry.

03/12/2023

Borrell: Middle East can’t survive another Palestinian Nakba

Jordan and Spain were both present and commented on the state of the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.

Refugees

New UN migration chief worried boat deaths becoming 'normalized'

Earlier this month, a dinghy filled with belongings of refugees holding Somalian and Turkish documents and other belongings washed ashore in Netanya, with no expected survivors.

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