Environment
Hand-harvesting at Kaima.

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 …

A Green Globe to protect Israel’s national treasures

Shomera’s mission is to imbue Jerusalem’s communities with an appreciation for the city, while giving people the tools to protect its many national treasures. Americans love awards nights — with remote control in hand, it’s hard to leave the couch …

Israeli startup turns Asia’s three-wheelers green

Interest was running high at the launch of the new Energtek three-wheeler in the Philippines. A snazzy green Yamaha RS100T motorcycle with a sidecar will be the greenest taxi in the Philippines in the near future. The vehicle will be …

Israeli designer turns old ads into new bags [VIDEO]

Israeli designer turns old ads into new bags [VIDEO]

Most people look at old advertising banners and see rubbish, Israeli artist Abu Yoyo sees bags. The designer has begun a recycling campaign with a difference, turning used ads into a range of fashion items for both consumers and industry. …

Israeli company to build sea wave power plants in China

S.D.E.’s innovative technology for generating electricity from sea waves works successfully at the Jaffa Port. Israeli company S.D.E. Energy, developer of an innovative technology for generating electricity from sea waves, has signed an agreement for selling sea wave power plants …

Is that water safe? Ask Israel’s talking plants

By analyzing the rate of photosynthesis in algae, the researchers can discover whether the plant realizes its full photosynthesis potential. Israeli researchers have developed an effective method for locating and measuring contamination in water by ‘listening’ to the sound that …