Environment
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Turning gray water green

A simple Israeli system for collecting, treating and reusing household water arrives right on time for global water shortages. Photo by Doron Horowitz/Flash90 Water levels in the Sea of Galilee are dropping dramatically year by year. The facts on the …

India and Israel see ‘I’ to ‘I’ in clean-tech

Israel welcomed executives from 40 Indian companies to learn how Israeli clean-tech innovators can help India’s businesses prosper in a green way. Indian delegates are actively searching for Israeli clean technologies, such as those from solar energy company BrightSource Energy. …

Putting the wild back into Israel’s wildlife [video]

Putting the wild back into Israel’s wildlife [video]

Thousands of wounded birds, as well as reptiles, snakes and lizards, are nursed back to health at the Israeli Wildlife Hospital in Ramat Gan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp5lNoQkTpw Hidden away in the far reaches of the popular Ramat Gan Safari park (Zoological Center …

Cross-cultural hands steering a green ship

Looking to save the Mediterranean, a multinational student group seeks a holistic regional approach to improving the marine environment. The group aboard the EcoOcean Mediterranean Explorer, sent from Israel. If you look at the issues facing the Mediterranean Sea, the …

The latest Holyland monstrosity in Jerusalem?

When the city of Jerusalem canceled the “Safdie Plan” in 2006, urban planners said there would be no choice but to build inside the city itself. The Safdie Plan, a project conceived by world-famous architect Moshe Safdie, would have put …

Shoring up Israel’s treasure-rich coastline

An infusion of governmental funds aims to keep natural and human occurrences from washing ancient artifacts out to sea. A devastating December storm washed a Roman statue of Aphrodite out of a coastal escarpment. No one knows when she lost …

Israeli raptors may soon soar again [video]

Israeli raptors may soon soar again [video]

Now hatching at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo: chicks of the endangered griffon vulture, soon to be released into the wild. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Edm5X4eV2t0 About 15 griffon vulture eggs will hatch this year at the National Center for Artificial Incubation of Raptor Eggs, …