Sounds impossible, but Israel’s desert is considered one of the best places in the world to harvest tropical fish and marine plants for export.
Seems odd to find shrimp at the Jerusalem zoo, but these critically endangered shellfish are part of a breeding program to save them from extinction.
Since 1948, Israel has set itself a task of finding creative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. To celebrate Israel’s 65th birthday, ISRAEL21c looks at some of the best achievements.
An Israeli atmospheric scientist shows how to measure pollution with data from weather satellites.
Israeli scientists find novel approaches to tap into the potential of this slimy plantlike organism for fuel, nutrition and innovative medical therapies.
A new national center for marine research will be a source of vital info for Israel and its fellow Mediterranean basin countries.
An Israeli research team discovers a mechanism whereby even tiny seemingly insignificant chemical changes in a creature can affect the ecology of the earth.
Once a barren strip of desert, the Arava today has some 600 farms supplying more than 60 percent of Israel’s exports of fresh vegetables and 10% of ornamentals.
Israel’s Metabolic Robots helps chicken and pig farmers cut the price of expensive grain while improving the animals’ welfare.
From drip irrigation to natural pesticides, Israeli innovations are helping to fill hungry bellies everywhere, but particularly in the developing world.