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: Ecologically sound building practices have taken root in Israel. Image via www.Shutterstock.com

Out of Israel to Africa

From drip irrigation and advice on fruit trees, to agricultural education programs, Israeli Prof. Dov Pasternak (left) is working hard to offer his expertise to poverty-stricken Africa. The continent of Africa evokes emotion: on one hand there is the impressive …

Israeli company turns rubber, into rubber

Ever since Charles Goodyear invented a novel way to vulcanize rubber making it strong and stable for tires, scientists the world over have been searching for ways to reverse the process. Millions of tons of old tires and rubber waste …

Getting the kids to save the world

Getting the kids to save the world

The world of Ekoloko gives children a chance to chat and play games, while saving the world from destruction. When was the last time you saved the world? Now, there’s a challenge. Ekoloko, a new, green-themed virtual world not only …

Opening the window on new green energy-savings

Alubin’s Seasons Windows are based on a ventilated solar-screen glazing system which converts solar radiation to heat the inside of the house, or to go to the outside. Windows are one of the most significant costs in building projects or …

Why you should come to Israel

Don’t cancel your trip to Israel – being in the country is just as safe as being in America. Dear Atlanta, Do you remember me? I lived in your fine city just a few years ago. When I arrived, you …

Greening Jerusalem’s research with a million dollar fund

Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s technology transfer company Yissum has earmarked $1m. towards green technologies being developed at the university. Private investors may be psychologically frozen, and people with money in the bank afraid to put their dollars into new ideas, …

From toothpaste to solar energy

Dr. Jonathan Goldstein, founder of 3GSolar holding a full-size prototype dye cell. While searching for an ingredient to make toothpaste flow more easily, an Israeli chemist came across a novel way to produce inexpensive, clean solar energy. 3GSolar, the company …