Environment
Israel’s Environmental Protection Ministry is donating TevaGas biodigesters to Negev Bedouin villages

Building a Better Fish

Under layers of thick blue plastic and netting, surrounded by rolling hills covered with grapevines and just down the road from the Biblical Tel Lachish, Izchak Staretz is building a better fish. In large, bubbling blue PVC vats, Staretz’s charges …

Israel’s ecological triumph

Leading scientists are coming to Israel for a UN-sponsored conference on the world’s drylands. ‘Making the desert bloom” is one of the axioms in David Ben-Gurion’s remarkable legacy which has fired the imagination of Israeli farmers, international donors and a …

Israeli technology derives bio-fuel from algae

Israel has been at the forefront of algae research for years, and is now working towards creating bio-fuel from algae. An ISRAEL21c series: The Israeli Energy Alternative Consumers worldwide are watching with worry as fuel prices steadily climb with no …

A place in the sun – for heat and electricity

Distributed Solar Power Ltd. (DiS.P.) uses semiconductor materials to converts sunlight into energy A new ISRAEL21c seriesThe Israeli Energy Alternative Consumers worldwide are watching with worry as fuel prices steadily climb with no end in sight. The US Department of …

Israel’s Galilee cleans up in harmony

LINK director Badria Biromi-Kadalft adresses volunteers on the banks of the Zalman River in the Galilee. In the northern port town of Acre, Jewish and Arab high school students work together to transform rubbish into hand-crafted benches. And in the …

In Israel, water is the new oil

The earth is a thirsty place. More than half of the world’s countries need drinking water badly, and these countries are not just poor African nations landlocked by deserts. Among the list of 164 countries looking to secure potable water …

Natural Israeli cosmetics bloom in the US

The desire to look beautiful naturally is fueling an increasingly bigger chunk of the multi-billion dollar market for cosmetics and skin care products in the US, as women are increasingly searching out natural products that reduce wrinkles, blemishes, and tone …