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The Containers. Photo By Ofer Snir

Say No to Overflow: a Solution Against Floods?

A new Israeli invention – rainwater storage tanks to be placed on residential buildings and controlled by a computerized system – may reduce the load on the drainage systems in cities, thereby helping to minimize the dangerous floods Israel has encountered in the recent winters
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The Answer is Blowing in the Wind

A new Israeli invention facilitates water desalination, using a unique wind turbine with a vertical rotation axis, that works without electricity. This invention answers the problem of the vast energy consumption of the current desalination process and could allow residents of isolated communities to enjoy fresh water
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Photo By The Laboratory for Civil and Environmental Robotics at the Technion's Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Robotic Farmers of the Future

Israeli researchers from the Technion are developing a solution that addresses the shortages in seasonal harvesters: robots that pick fruit for us
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Photo by Mincho Kavaldzhiev on Unsplash

Let’s Rethink Our Materials

The fight against the climate crisis requires the replacement of the materials that intensify its impacts. Other materials can contribute to a more environmentally prosperous future, and we must educate ourselves to use and develop them in Israel.
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Photo courtesy of Yaron Ben Nun.

Putting Buildings on Ice

With renewable energy storage lacking and demand for indoor cooling spiking, an Israeli company has found a sustainable way to supply both.
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Photo by Moritz Kindler on Unsplash

A.I. Gives Traffic Reduction the Green Light

To address the alarming economic and environmental consequences of inefficient vehicle transportation, Israeli company, Intelligent Traffic Control (ITC), has developed a twofold solution to lessen road congestion and alleviate its burden on the environment.
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Photo by Noa Zuckerman

Can Plant-Covered Buildings Cool Things Down?

With each passing summer, cities are getting hotter and more unbearable. With the demand for cooling at an all-time high, a new Israeli study investigates the real-scale benefits of living green buildings on the urban environment and human health.
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Photo courtesy of Valeria Kogan

Improving Greenhouse Crop Yields with AI

Between frequent climate extremes and the rising human population rising, major breadbasket nations are struggling to satisfy supply and demand. A new Israeli ag-tech company is providing artificial intelligence to improve local agriculture.
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Photos by Cate Bligh, Elizabeth McDaniel, and Mohammed Shahhosseini on Unsplash

A Prognosis for Medical Waste

With the dramatic increase in medical supply production to combat the spread of COVID-19, improperly discarded PPE poses a threat to our environment. Luckily, a new Israeli invention is revolutionizing how we manage this waste safely and sustainably.
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Go With Your Gut

Recent findings from the Weizmann Institute identify how the Mediterranean diet in relation to gut health paves the way for medical advances, all the while providing a sustainable nutritional lifestyle.
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