Category: Tech & Innovation

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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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Israel has a severe plastic problem, but real change is possible

The state of plastic waste in Israel is bleak: pollution is increasing, research is stagnating, policies on dealing with the crisis are unclear, and the last plastic recycling plant is closing its doors
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These little microbes turn algae into plastic

Israeli scientists have created a biodegradable plastic that just might save the planet
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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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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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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
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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?
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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
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