Environment
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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 …

Turning landfill into Israel’s green future

Here’s a Friday morning outing you’ve probably never considered: A trip to the dump. But not just any dump. The Hiria dump – an 80-meter high blight on the landscape, which no commuter traveling on the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway could …

Why Americans are saying yes to Israeli carrots

When your mother or grandmother tells you to eat your carrots, they probably have a good reason. According to the new Israeli beauty products company, Yes To Carrots, the average person eats almost 11,000 carrots in their lifetime. “We thought …

Israel’s Leviathan takes on clean tech

Dr. Daniel Farb (right) meets San Francisco mayor, Gavin Newsom in Israel recently. In Hebrew the word leviathan roughly translates to a “whale” – and describes the great sea creature that carried the prophet Jonas in its gut for three …

Israel’s constant gardener is a recycler

It’s the kind of stuff that could inspire Leonard Cohen’s “Suzanne” – Israel’s Yoav Kotik is finding treasures in discarded objects, by fashioning trash into flower gardens, jewelry, lamps and objects of art.   The 50-year-old industrial designer is now …