Environment
GreenOnyx system for growing and preparing Khai-nam, a.k.a. watermeal.

Searching for a greener world

Since the 1960s, an Israeli professor has been inventing innovative clean tech products that can help save money and the environment. Prof. Gedalyahu Manor began developing revolutionary clean tech products long before ‘green’ was anything more than a color. Even …

Double chromosomes equals more plant power

An Israeli company believes it can unlock the energy in plant chromosomes to double the yield of traditional biofuel crops and even revolutionize the industry. Biofuels are alternative energy fuels produced from living organisms or metabolic byproducts (organic or food …

In Israel, a desert plant waters itself

In Israel’s barren and scorched Negev desert researchers have discovered the only plant in the world that can water itself. A team of researchers from the University of Haifa have stumbled upon a rare desert plant living in Israel’s mountainous …

No more crying over spilt milk

An Israeli company has developed a new meter that can monitor milk production in real time, enabling dairy farmers to keep immediate track of a number of critical parameters.

Recycling a depressed city

As a means to revive a development town, and a model for an entire country to follow, a super team of organizations have banded together to “green” Arad –  an Israeli development town with a population of about 23,000 south …

Greenhouse gas predictions may be too modest

An Israeli scientist has discovered that previously unrecorded greenhouse gases are being emitted into the atmosphere through cracks in the earth. Al Gore may have given us a frightening picture of climate change and our future, but now new research …

Tal-Ya Water makes the most of dew

An Israeli company has developed a reusable plastic tray to collect dew from the air, reducing the need to water crops by up to 50 percent.   The ancient Israelites used stones to collect dew from the air, now the …