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Wastewater Treatment Gives Hope to Alexander River

Pollution sources originating from the West Bank remain a serious threat to the ecology of the Alexander River. An ongoing project to build a new Israeli wastewater treatment plant offers the possibility of full river restoration within the next decade
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The Israeli Prosthetics Clinic That Gives People and Animals a Second Chance

Technoleg Orthopedic Institute has helped countless amputee patients regain the motion of walking for more than 40 years. Recently, they became the first and only place in Israel to make prosthetics for animals
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All you need is trees and trees again

Tu B’shevat or the “New Year of the Tree,” began as an agricultural holiday. Over time it has turned into the most important ecological day of the Jewish calendar, on which trees are planted all over Israel. Today, in times of the climate crisis, afforestation has become more crucial then ever
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The Line Between Religion and the Environment

Is there a connection between religion and the environment? It is often thought that caring about religion does not go hand in hand with being environmentally conscious. However, religious leaders of different faiths are confronting this misconception
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Smartphones can be used to predict forest fires

The key to preparing well ahead of the next fire could be in our pocket, say Israeli researchers
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Israeli scientists use prawns to fight tropical disease

Aquaculture practices are most commonly used to increase food security, ensure the nutritional needs of people, boost a nation’s economy through trade, and provide jobs. However, Israeli researchers are using aquaculture techniques to reduce tropical infectious diseases
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New Israeli Technology Combats Oil Pollution

A remote sensor capable of producing high-resolution data on soil contaminants could be placed on drones or satellites to help deal with oil leaks
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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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