Category: Animal & Plants

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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
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Photo by Dr. Shabtai Cohen

Survival in the desert: An Israeli world record

Acacia trees in Israel's southern desert continue to grow under extreme temperatures of 45 degrees - the most extreme climatic conditions under which tree growth has been documented so far. How does the Acacia survive this weather, and how may it help tackle climate change?
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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
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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
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