Category: Economy & Real Estate

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Storms ahead for Israel

The wild weather that hit Israel in the early days of 2020 is indicative of a trend that is becoming increasingly acute due to the climate crisis, so how are the country, its cities, and the insurance industry coping with the alarming outlook for the coming decades?
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Leviathan: A Risk Worth Taking?

Israel’s newly finished Leviathan Gas Rig is being praised by energy executives and government officials as the path to energy independence. But will environmental impacts caused by natural gas exploitation remain unchanged or will it lead to catastrophic consequences, as it often has in the past?
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Israeli Startup Helps Farmers Cope with Climate Change

Rural communities in Africa rely heavily on agriculture. However, the impacts of climate change have severely affected the crop yield in recent years. OKO, an Israeli startup, is working to make sure that these farmers do not suffer economically from crop loss
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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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A hole in the heart of the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area

Coastal cities in Israel, like many cities around the world, are likely to experience increased land subsidence as a result of declining groundwater levels
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The real value of shade

Shade does not only protect us from the sun, but it lowers the risk of skin cancer, reduces air pollution, and encourages physical activity. A new Israeli report revealed that providing shade can save thousands of shekels per person each year
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Jellyfish outbreaks might cost Israel millions each year

Power stations and desalination plants along Israel's Mediterranean coast are struggling with jellyfish invasions
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Israel’s markets are about to get ugly

A team of students work to bring Israel’s ugly fruits and vegetables to supermarkets nationwide, in order to cut food waste and environmental harm
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