Israel rushes to protect marine life as Mediterranean warms


              Fishermen collect there net after a night out at the Mediterranean Sea, in the Israeli Arab village of Jisr al-Zarqa, Israel, in the early morning , Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Climate change, invasive species and explosive human activity are threatening what remains of the eastern Mediterranean's severely impacted ecosystems. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              Fish swim in the Mediterranean Sea in Gador sea reserve in Hadera, northern Israel, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Climate change, invasive species and explosive human activity are threatening what remains of the eastern Mediterranean's severely impacted ecosystems. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              A heavy digger works in a meeting point between a stream and the Mediterranean Sea marine natural reserve of Rosh Hanikra in northern Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Israel is blazing forward with a plan to protect sections of its 118-mile coastline, a measure experts say is crucial to maintain biodiversity and shield ecosystems from humanity. Rosh Hanikra is the centerpiece of this effort, providing what scientists believe can be a blueprint for rescuing seas ravaged by pollution, overfishing and climate change. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              Hamudi, a local fisherman sits on a packed fishing net after returning from the Mediterranean Sea, in the Israeli Arab village of Jisr al-Zarqa, Israel, in the early morning , Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Israel severely tightened regulations on its fishing industry in 2016, including a fishing ban during the spring spawning season and the use of bottom trawlers that destroy seafloor habitats. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              Fish hang on a metal round after a local fisherman captured them at the Mediterranean Sea, in the Israeli Arab village of Jisr al-Zarqa, Israel, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. Israel severely tightened regulations on its fishing industry in 2016, including a fishing ban during the spring spawning season and the use of bottom trawlers that destroy seafloor habitats. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              A client looks at fish after a local fisherman captured them overnight in the Mediterranean Sea, in the Israeli Arab village of Jisr al-Zarqa, Israel, in the early morning, Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Israel severely tightened regulations on its fishing industry in 2016, including a fishing ban during the spring spawning season and the use of bottom trawlers that destroy seafloor habitats. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              A new housing project is under construction in Nahariya next to the Mediterranean Sea marine natural reserve of Rosh Hanikra in northern Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Israel is blazing forward with a plan to protect sections of its 118-mile coastline, a measure experts say is crucial to maintain biodiversity and shield ecosystems from humanity. Rosh Hanikra is the centerpiece of this effort, providing what scientists believe can be a blueprint for rescuing seas ravaged by pollution, overfishing and climate change. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              People have their morning exercise walk past traces made by ATVs on the sand on the shore of Mediterranean Sea near Hadera, Israel, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. Climate change, invasive species and explosive human activity are threatening what remains of the eastern Mediterranean's severely impacted ecosystems. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              People look at a sign of a military facility on a barrier in Kiryat Yam, northern Israel, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Since 2019, Israel has increased the marine protected areas where commercial fishing, drilling and sewage runoff are prohibited from roughly 0.3% of its Mediterranean coastal waters to around 4%. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              Fishermen boats docked as an oil spot covers part of the sea floor on the Mediterranean Sea, in the Israeli Arab village of Jisr al-Zarqa, Israel, in the early morning, Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Climate change, invasive species and explosive human activity are threatening what remains of the eastern Mediterranean's severely impacted ecosystems. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              A person paddles on a board past Orot Rabin power station on the Mediterranean Sea near Hadera, Israel, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. Climate change, invasive species and explosive human activity are threatening what remains of the eastern Mediterranean's severely impacted ecosystems. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              A dead fish floats in the Mediterranean Sea in Gador sea reserve, Hadera, northern Israel, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Climate change, invasive species and explosive human activity are threatening what remains of the eastern Mediterranean's severely impacted ecosystems. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              A boat, with marine protected areas officials, moves in Mediterranean Sea marine natural reserve of Rosh Hanikra in northern Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Israel is blazing forward with a plan to protect sections of its 118-mile coastline, a measure experts say is crucial to maintain biodiversity and shield ecosystems from humanity. Rosh Hanikra is the centerpiece of this effort, providing what scientists believe can be a blueprint for rescuing seas ravaged by pollution, overfishing and climate change. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              Fish swim in the Mediterranean Sea in Gador sea reserve in Hadera, northern Israel, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Climate change, invasive species and explosive human activity are threatening what remains of the eastern Mediterranean's severely impacted ecosystems. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
            
              People snorkel in the Mediterranean Sea in Gador sea reserve, in Hadera, northern Israel, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Climate change, invasive species and explosive human activity are threatening what remains of the eastern Mediterranean's severely impacted ecosystems. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)