Environment
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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 …

Saving energy in the greenhouse

“We collect the heat dissipating from the greenhouse,” Uri Drori of Trio Energy and Hila Weiss, manager of Aravot International. Americans love vine-ripened hothouse tomatoes, pest-free lettuce and cucumbers, and a myriad of vegetables grown commercially in greenhouses. Growing produce …

What to do about water

There are options – but we need to act. On July 28, the Knesset decided to establish a parliamentary inquiry committee to examine the reasons for the water crisis. It is vitally important to investigate and clarify the conduct of …