Category: Animal & Plants

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A one-of-a-kind research station for climate change

A team of Israeli scientists is experimenting with changes in rainfall patterns to determine how native vegetation will adapt to new climatic conditions
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Save the turtles – from people!

There is a vast number of captive turtles kept as pets in homes, and it is up to their owners to give these wild animals their freedom back. At the Gazelle Valley Park in Jerusalem, an unusual animal welfare initiative aims to protect the local turtle population
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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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The plant that transforms wastewater into clean water

Israeli researchers came up with a biomimicry method for solving the wastewater problem by using nature’s wisdom
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Red Sea corals may be resilient to climate change

Corals in the Gulf of Aqaba/Eilat continue to thrive under extreme conditions, similar to those expected to prevail towards the end of the 21st century
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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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Photo by Ziv Zemah Shamir

Please do not feed the sharks

An annual gathering of sharks near a coastal power plant in the North of Israel attracts beachgoers, divers and sailors alike
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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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Photo by Dr. Shabtai Cohen

The tree that survives the desert

Tu B’Shevat, a Jewish holiday commemorating the importance and sanctity of trees, could not be more fitting in this day and age
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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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