Environment
A family enjoys a visit to the Hiriya Landfill Restoration Project. Photo by Flash90.

Philadelphia welcomes nature’s social worker

Israeli Shai Zakai: Her goal is to communicate and record mankind’s impact on its fragile world. Since nature can’t speak for itself, Israeli artist Shai Zakai has appointed herself as the human moderator. For more than a decade she’s been …

Israel’s great DNA pooper-scooper caper

It’s a problem everywhere where man’s best friend lives in the urban environment: dog poop and picking it up. A new community project in Petah Tikva, Israel is now taking to the streets using canine DNA to determine which pooch …

When the Holy Land speaks, Ran Morin listens

Ran Morin’s unusual sculpture Orange Suspendu draws thousands of tourists each year who stand beside it and marvel. Like many others who admire his work, Israeli environment artist Ran Morin’s favorite sculpture is a centerpiece of Jaffa’s Old City. Although …

Girls hike out in Israel

Exploring by foot: hiking through Israel creates a stronger bond with the country. Where the tradition started is anyone’s guess, but women in America like to kick back and spend “girls only” time together. Now, due to an increase in …

Gal Luft gives America the real story on oil

Israeli-born energy expert Gal Luft is working closely with American senators and presidents in an effort to end America’s dangerous dependence on oil.     Gal Luft advises American senators and presidents on how America can end its dangerous dance …

Gearing up for energy efficiency with IQWind

Today’s wind turbines are fixed to spin at an even speed, leaving huge amounts of wasted energy dissipating in the wind. IQWind aims to change all that with a new gear system that enables turbines to work at much higher …

Israel takes on the electric car [VIDEO]

Israel takes on the electric car [VIDEO]

Israel will become the first country to mass-produce electric cars in an ambitious new scheme with Better Project Place, and carmakers Renault and Nissan. See our video-only story to find out how Israel could be oil free within 20 years.

If the Skin fits, wear it! [VIDEO]

If the Skin fits, wear it! [VIDEO]

Skins interchangeable footwear system based on two parts: a collapsible outer “Skin” and an inner orthopedic support called the “Bone”. As the seasons progress and the school year starts again, it seems that footwear hasn’t changed much since the ancient …