Environment
An artist's rendition of what Tel Aviv's Central Bus Station could look like after it is revitalized as a center for urban ecology. Illustration courtesy of Dana Mor/Onya Collective.

Intel Israel goes green and wins gold

Intel’s facility in Haifa, Israel is blazing a green trail to connect business and environmental protection via high-performance, sustainable building practices. After years of evaluating green design standards, Intel made a strategic decision to go full throttle in Israel. Think …

The mosquito’s nemesis is on its way

An Israeli team is the first to succeed in identifying one of the chemicals used by thousands of prey species to avoid their predators. Is the world better off without mosquitoes? New research into kairomones could discourage them from laying …

Pasta de ‘Israeliano’

A new super pasta wheat developed in Israel has high nutritional quality, inbuilt pest-protection, and it also tastes great, according to Europe’s most discerning pasta experts. Photo by Yossi Zamir/Flash90. Could Israel become the pasta wheat growing capital of the …

Desert university goes green with gusto

Israel’s Ben Gurion University is passionate about reducing its ecological footprint. With a strong environmental flavor to its courses already, it’s no wonder that Ben Gurion University is embracing the Green Campus label with such enthusiasm. It may not be …

Throwing out the garbage together

A project that targets shared environmental hazards in the north convinces Israel’s Arabs and Jews that cooperation is worthwhile.   Members of the Forum for Environmental Justice examine some of the environmental hazards in the Galilee region. They meet once …

Israel’s clean tech clicks with Ohio’s

Israel’s privatized clean tech incubator LN Greentech is about to branch out in the US, starting with the state of Ohio.   “Israel is our home… but the market is in the US,” Klara Oren, CEO of LN Greentech. Klara …