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ISRAEL21c brings together some of the biggest achievements that have come out of Israel.


  • An Israeli conservationist has managed to jail more than 1,300 major wildlife traffickers in Africa through his wildlife conservation organization, the Last Great Ape Organization.
  • Israeli scientists have produced a clean energy alternative from spinach.
  • An Israeli company has developed reusable plastic trays to collect dew from the air, reducing the water needed by crops or trees by up to 50 percent.
  • Israel's Gigawatt Global is to build a 7.5-megawatt solar PV field to produce enough electricity for 60,000 households in Burundi's Gitega region. Today only 4% of the population in Burundi have access to electricity.
  • In the heart of urban Jerusalem lies a nature park with a herd of gazelles.
  • Drought-stricken href="">California is turning to Israel for innovative technologies to help the state combat it's worst-ever drought.
  • Israeli company HomeBioGas has developed anaerobic biodigesters that can turn food scraps and animal manure into clean biogas for cooking, heating and lighting.
  • An Israeli inventor has developed the world’s first cardboard bicycle from recycled materials. The bike is resistant to rain and sun, and costs around $9 each.
  • Israel has the largest raptor migration in the world, with hundreds of thousands of African birds of prey crossing as they fan out into Asia.
  • Israeli engineers and agriculturalists developed a revolutionary drip irrigation system to minimize the amount of water used to grow crops.
  • An Israeli company was the first to develop and install a large-scale solar-powered and fully functional electricity generating plant, in southern California’s Mojave desert.
  • Some 500 million birds representing 300 species migrate across Israel’s skies twice a year in the autumn and spring along the Great Valley Rift.
  • Israeli biologists have successfully managed, for the first time, to prepare the flowering of the “Madonna Lily” – a rare white Easter lily – in time for Easter.
  • An Israeli company has developed the world’s first jellyfish repellent.
  • An Israeli two-flush system is saving Americans billions of gallons of water a year.
  • Drinking water for visitors to Indiaís Taj Mahal has just got a great deal safer thanks to Israelís Aqwise, which will be purifying 150,000 cubes of water daily from the cityís nearby Yamuna River.
  • A new IBM-Israel partnership is helping toward a goal of reducing California water usage by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • Israelís Univerve is breeding a strain of algae to fuel your car.
  • Israel’s Etenergy can get 40 percent more power from the sun with lightweight solar energy trackers based on the principles of kite surfing.
  • For many years, conservationists believed Israel's Hula painted frog was extinct after its swampy habitat was drained in the 1950s. Now, the frog has been found alive and jumping in the Hula valley after massive conservation efforts.
  • Israel is one of the leading countries in providing ornamental fish to aquariums around the world.
  • NASA is interested in knowing what Israeli researchers can learn about conditions on Mars by studying the Negev desert.
  • Israel is the only country in the world that entered the 21st century with a net gain in its number of trees.