Category: Animal & Plants

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Israel lags behind global efforts to halt deadly “superbugs”

India banned “last-hope” drug misused in livestock, and the WHO has launched a global campaign against drug-resistant bacteria. But Israel lags behind. Infectious disease expert Prof. Myriam Weinberger: Foodborne infections are skyrocketing
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Israel is taking on the Jellies

Every summer, jellyfish appear in the coastal waters of Israel, deterring beachgoers, thus, damaging the tourism industry. Now, Israeli scientists developed an app that helps to track these sea creatures in order to make one’s beach experience more enjoyable
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Will a New Pipeline Project Save the Dead Sea?

In a region of the world where freshwater is scarce, the Dead Sea is disappearing, and collaboration among neighboring countries is nearly impossible, Israel and Jordan are making strides to budget the Red Sea-Dead Sea Conveyance
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Can’t see the forest for the…climate change

The importance of forests in the global fight against greenhouse gas emissions was highlighted at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24), held in Katowice, Poland in December 2018.
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Cow Power from Israel

The agriculture industry contributes heavily to greenhouse gas emissions, but an Israeli start-up might have developed the only complete solution for treating agricultural waste through biogas production
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Green Gold

Several Israeli companies are taking advantage of the country’s ideal environmental conditions for algae farming
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The Sea of Galilee is heating up

Climate Change could render Sea of Galilee unusable in next 30 years, scientist say
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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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