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Tel Aviv students come face-to-face with the Third World

Israeli students visit Tanzania in an effort to improve the lives of Minjingu’s children. Photo: Itai PerryIn October, 12 students from Tel Aviv University’s Student Union traveled to Minjingu, a village in Tanzania, Africa. Armed with some 500 kilograms of …

Israel and US partner in alternative energy research

AJC’s Danny Grossman: Our vision of the world is where the oil bargaining chip would have a lesser value.US President George W. Bush signed into law this week a bill that will grant millions of dollars in funds for joint …

UN follows Israel’s lead in agricultural development

Among MASHAV initiatives have been the establishment of demonstration farms in Senegal and Kazakhstan.Israel’s role in the United Nations (UN) may be about to change for the better after news that the UN General Assembly gave preliminary passage this week …

Israel’s environmental watchdog honored by UN

Dr. Michael Graber: My hope now is that that climate change efforts will follow [the Montreal Protocol's] success.In recent years, Israel has acquired a worldwide reputation for its research prowess in clean and green technologies. But the country’s efforts in …

Israel’s EcoOcean charts the deep ‘green’ seas

Israel’s EcoOcean charts the deep ‘green’ seas

Scientists once thought that most of our planet’s oxygen is produced in the heart of lush jungles and rainforests. Not so, says Michael Rosenfeld, program coordinator and scientist at EcoOcean – an Israeli non-profit organization that built and funds a …

Flying high at the Israeli ‘drone school’

Pilots from all over the world are converging on Elbit’s headquarters to receive training in remotely operating the company’s sophisticated drones.It was bound to happen. Israel’s Elbit Systems, one of the world’s top makers of unmanned aerial vehicles, has provided …