Category: Health & Nutrition

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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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Sustainable food for the future

Have you ever considered where your food is produced? The vast majority of our protein comes from land-based farm operations, while only 15% of protein comes from the sea. Cultivating seaweed and aquatic organisms including fish has the potential to provide our global population with high-quality resources with numerous proven health benefits
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Scientist finds microplastics in milk

A simple experiment conducted by an Israeli scientist has revealed, once again, that microplastics are everywhere. Not only in the environment but also in many every-day consumer products
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Finding Clean Cosmetics is a Click Away

A new Israeli tech-solution helps consumers to detect suspicious contents in products on online shopping sites, thus buying wisely and safely
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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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Work from home, save money and protect the environment

Working remotely from a neighborhood cafe or regional business center can help to reduce road congestion and pollutant emissions, as well as save billions of dollars that would have otherwise been lost to commuting
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Israelis continually exposed to extreme levels of air pollution

A new joint research by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and the Ministry of Health reveals alarming findings on the human impact of air pollution in Israel
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Israeli start-up strives to cut CO2 emissions using food waste

An Israeli startup, HomeBiogas, aims to cut three million tons of CO2 emissions by 2022 using an affordable and accessible biogas system that is fueled by a combination of bacteria and food scraps
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Camouflaged Pollution

The IDF has the critical mission of ensuring Israel’s security, but often during its activities, the environment gets damaged. So who is guarding the guards?
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