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Jellyfish outbreaks might cost Israel millions each year
Power stations and desalination plants along Israel's Mediterranean cost are struggling with jellyfish invasions
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Will there be another Hanukkah Miracle?
From droughts and pests to cold waves, climate change brings new threats to the olive oil industry – one of Hanukkah’s oldest symbols
The Environmental Wind Tunnel at the Institute for Biological Research in Israel, Ness Ziona
Advancing science one gust at a time
New facility serves as a platform for conducting a variety of environmental experiments, without ever leaving the laboratory
SESAME: A beacon of light
A new particle-accelerator in Jordan brings together scientists from all around the Middle East to conduct research in biology, archaeology and environmental sciences
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With jellyfish against microplastics
A new Israeli venture seeks to address two major problems awaiting us at sea: jellyfish and microplastics
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Toward Reptile Conservation
Recent mapping research provides a new avenue for development of conservation efforts
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The burning land
Ecological terrorism at the Gaza border creates shadows on Israel’s landscape
How to protect your skin (and the environment)
The commonly used sunscreen is bad for the environment and has health side effects to humans too. How can we avoid them?
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Tailoring fashion sustainability
What is ‘slow fashion’? And how can we help save the world by choosing more wisely our clothes-washing habits and shopping preferences?
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Out of sight, out of mind
For the first time, scientists set out to study the abundance of microplastic particles in Israel’s Mediterranean coastal waters. New "plastic bag law" shows promising results
Fashion from ocean plastic
Adidas joins the wave of fashion companies producing clothes from recycled plastic waste. But will it help to cut fashion industry’s environmental toll?
Ein Avdat in the Zin Valley in the Negev. Photo by: Andrew Shiva, Wikipedia
Should we make the desert bloom?
Is the desert “nothingness that needs to be conquered" or a unique environment we should protect? The long ecological history of the Negev might hold the key to the answer
Israel’s markets are about to get ugly
A team of students work to bring Israel’s ugly fruits and vegetables to supermarkets nationwide, in order to cut food waste and environmental harm
The next Great Depression
Israel’s struggle against pollution could mean a new kind of Great Depression
Tel Aviv, the city of bikes?
What can Tel Aviv learn from Copenhagen, Europe’s no. 1 in bicycle-friendliness?
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The Dead Sea: A different kind of heritage
The salt sea has some 12 million years of geological and chemical history. Will efforts to stabilize its water level kill its very essence?
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A delayed Lag B’Omer: A smoldering risk?
Controversial 24-hour delay might result in a two-day bonfire revelry, jeopardizing health and environment
A traffic jam in the Red Sea
Is diving in Eilat destroying its very purpose?
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Slowly cooking on the back burner
Why is it so difficult for us to grasp the threat of climate change? Maybe it’s because climate change doesn’t have a mustache
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