Category: Health & Nutrition

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The Land of Milk?

Eating dairy products is a long-standing tradition of Shavuot. The increasing demand for dairy around the holiday sheds light on the environmental impact of the industry. Is an environmental-friendly Shavuot just around the corner?
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Israeli experts come together to tackle a global problem: Bacteria resistant to antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is on the rise, a multidisciplinary team of Israeli experts has developed a series of creative solutions
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Lag BaOmer – Cheerful Tradition and Public Danger

Lag BaOmer is approaching, and many Israelis commemorate this holiday by having a big bonfire in their backyard. Unfortunately, the benign intentions of those fires may have malignant consequences
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Turning 71: Israel’s top environmental stories of the year

Israeli Independence Day is just around the corner, and during this past year a lot has happened; especially in environmental matters
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Israeli scientists find large amounts of microplastics in table salt

According to a new study, every Israeli consumes about 2,000 plastic particles per year
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The other kind of meat

Israeli scientists win international research grant for their development of meat alternatives
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The price of water

Israeli scientists fear for public health due to mineral deficiency in desalinated seawater
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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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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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The next Great Depression

Israel’s struggle against pollution could mean a new kind of Great Depression
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