MOSCOW, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. In Eilat, the resort on the red sea coast, restore coral reefs, reported the press service of the Ministry of tourism of Israel.

With an environmental initiative for the revival of the reefs were made by the mayor Meir Yitzhak Halevy. He was supported by various organizations and local dive clubs.

because of the pandemic on the beaches right now there are no tourists. This allows you to save corals that were injured in the storms that hit the resort on March 14.

the Work goes on at several sites, from the Northern to the southern coast, including the beach Katz. Rescuers plunge to the bottom of the Gulf of Eilat to collect hundreds of fragments of broken corals. They are then placed in a special underwater nursery to restore before transplanting into the natural environment.