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05.22.2015 | 4 Sivan, 5775
Talks on reorganizing the system for water acquisition and price fall short as inter-ministerial meeting fails to settle on final recommendations.
By NIV ELIS
From the Jerusalem Post's '50 most influential Jews.'
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Environmental Protection Ministry recommends residents take precautions: reduce standing water, use insect repellants, install window screens.
By SHARON UDASIN
South African government must increase enforcement against rhino poachers, Malherbe says.
Countries must work together to counter onset of global warming, says visiting ambassador.
Sources: Enabling int'l gas sales from Tamar prior to Leviathan’s connection would permit companies to advance deals with neighboring countries.
Mayor Yona Yahav orders special bus to shuttle activists from Haifa to Jerusalem to protest in capital's municipal plaza on Sunday.
While hydrocarbons were identified, comprehensive scientific evaluations are required to determine whether the presence of such materials indicates oil, gas, condensate or none of the above.
Comprehensive scientific evaluations required to determine whether the hydrocarbons indicate oil, gas, condensate or none of the above.
Joseph Shapira criticized the office for failing to both update regulations on the subject and finish classifying factories according to potential damage level.
Food loss has social, environmental and economic consequences, such as an inability to use such food for the purpose of feeding the needy according to the comptroller.
About 600,000 premature deaths and diseases linked to air pollution takes an economic toll, equivalent to nearly one-tenth of the 2013 gross domestic product of the entire European Union.
Ministry alleges that site has been unloading goods illegally and thereby violating law.
Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund uses modern tools to maintain the spirit of the founding fathers of Zionism
Reducing meat consumption could help avert a global disaster, according to Jewish vegetarian activist Richard Schwartz
By GAVRIEL FISKE
The University of Haifa’s Green Roof Ecology Center explores creating natural habitats atop urban buildings.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Some of Israel's biggest environmental champions lost their seats in the Knesset in Tuesday's elections, while other new, green editions made it through.
'The Jerusalem Post' looks at how the major political parties perceive their physical environment.
It remains unclear whether the indictment will have any effect on Levi’s standing in the Likud list.
In 2007, Cohen Paran established the Israel Energy Forum, where she still serves as CEO today.
Israel wakes up to fog of air pollution after customary holiday blazes set across the country Wednesday night for Jewish holiday.
The government first announced its intentions to open the beach to the public in the weeks following a massive December 3 oil spill.
Haifa mayor withdraws factory closure orders, but demands answers.
Atlit residents blockade Carmel Resins site, demanding factory closure.
Over 10 years about 780 of the 4,860 cancer cases - including lung and bladder cancer - found in the region likely resulted from air pollution exposure
“We are now in an era of expanding competition in electricity generation,” says IEC chairman.
Expert analyses have demonstrated that the main causes of the erosion are waves battering the cliffs.
Caves become Israel's eighth site to join the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Airport authorities set to return reptiles, which can be sold for up to NIS 2,000, to their country of origin.
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Lake's water level stood at 211.81 meters below sea level as of Monday morning.
Some 550 tons collected in Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund sites alone.
Some 300,000 people braved the heat to visit Israel’s nature reserves, national parks and forests for the intermediate days of Passover.
Some 200,000 take to country's national parks, nature reserves and forests to enjoy time in nature on first day of chol hamoed.
Environmental Protection Ministry tests revealed that the reserve, located in the Arava Desert, is now free of air pollution.
Ministry issues warning ahead of Passover holiday.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Electronic Waste Law went into force in March, 2014.
Launched in January 2014, the Green Knesset Project aims to transform the house of parliament into a sustainable building.
Park hosts conference on the use of native plants to rehabilitate landscapes.
By NATHAN WISE
The owners of the five restaurants must destroy and evacuate their facilities by April 20, the Rishon Lezion Magistrates Court ruled.
The research is being led by University of Haifa professors and involves the participation of 20 research teams from nine different institutions – including Harvard University.
Gazelle Valley Urban Wildlife Park to feature streams, ponds, man-made island, walking and bike paths, exotic birds and roaming gazelles.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Stadium to be first of kind in Israel, save 400,000 NIS yearly in electricity costs.
EMG lawyer says costs of such an agreement would be ‘unrealistic.’
Researchers find that a handshake alone is sufficient for the transfer of several odors known to serve as meaningful chemical signals in mammals.
Conveyance of the sewage by means of the new pipeline was part of a NIS 40m. scheme.
"We must save the ecological system of the Mediterranean Sea from collapse – 100,000 protected animals die every year in the sea, as a result of uncontrolled fishing," a statement from SPNI said.
Environmentally, the plans would interrupt the ecological continuum in the Jerusalem Hills west of the city, which is a unique habitat for animals, trees and other plants unique to Israel, the groups added.
Worms brought in as measure to eradicate pest threatening palm trees throughout the country.
Israel braces for winter storm; Jerusalem schools cancelled Friday; highways into and out of Jerusalem intermittently close due to inclement weather.
By SHARON UDASIN,Lidar Gravé-Lazi,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Environmental Protection Ministry emphasizes that most of its operations are continuing as normal.
Israel to help Islands with about $150,000 worth of support in water-related technology.
During the first year of the Electronic Waste Law's enforcement in Israel, one of the major collection companies received some 5,000 tons of "e-waste" – surpassing the company's targets for the year.
Composter will treat up to 20 tons of organic waste, monthly.
When an EAPC pipeline burst on December 3, some 5 million liters of crude oil gushed into the Arava Desert, causing particularly damaging impact on the Evrona Nature Reserve in the area.
Smokers had thinner brain cortex than those that never smoked.
Stormy weather forecast to continue for the remainder of the week.
By SHARON UDASIN,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Beer Yaakov sewage infrastructure has long been suffering repeated malfunctions, which have led to the "massive discharge of sewage to the city of Ness Ziona."
"It's not clear why these eagles are passing through here so early this year, because the plains of Asia will start to thaw only in a few weeks."
For years sand mining has been a major source of income for organized crime figures.
By BEN HARTMAN
Of the orchards planted, there was a decline of 85% from the previous year for nectarines and peaches, a 79% decline for pears, and a 14% decline for citrus fruits.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Tu B'Shvat booklet available on the Agriculture Ministry's website, free of charge, the ministry said.
Israeli Agriculture Ministry meet with Palestinian counterparts for information exchange regarding ongoing avian flu cases.
Antitrust Authority, gas companies meet behind closed doors; S&P: Regulatory uncertainty could ultimately hurt country’s credit rating.
By SHARON UDASIN,NIV ELIS
Section of highway to close due to sinkholes.
In 10 of the wells around the perimeter of the area, investigators identified "volatile and highly toxic, some even carcinogenic materials," head of Water Authority said.
Agriculture Ministry teams says area quarantined around Kibbutz Magal, which houses about 40,000 birds.
Government is urging members of the public to propose alternative solutions for the massive amounts of sodium chloride.
Renowned economist and Labor party candidate says supervision needed to ensure benefits of resource reach the public.
Both nanoparticles and UFPs can be inhaled and trigger negative biological effects, yet until this study, their effect on the development of atherosclerosis has been largely unknown.
Oil spill site completely free of liquid petroleum; investigation into circumstances of spill still underway.
4 social organizations already benefiting from Ketura Sun profits: Innovation: Africa, Bustan, The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and Red Mountain Therapeutic Riding Center.
If agreement evolves into full-fledged deal, parties intend for about 9 million cubic meters of gas to flow daily to Jordan, over land.
Building plans would have deprived Israelis from free-access to one of "the most beautiful and special beaches in Israel," Deputy Environmental Protection Minister says.
The contract aims to bring total number of air-crafts to 14, doubling the airborne effort's number of flight hours.
The program will serve to treat the soils contaminated by the spill as well as help restore the wildlife populations damaged over the course of the event.
As part of plan, special team would be established to check environmental impact of Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company activities both on dry land and on beaches.
Nearly one week following the oil spill in the Arava, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toured the afflicted area.
By HERB KEINON,Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Air quality in the region is now within accepted standards, removal of the contaminated earth from the large pools is nearly complete.
By JEREMY SHARON
In 2014, renewable energy use in Israel is expected to rise to 1.5-2%, still far from the 10% goal set for 2020.
Rains forecast for Tuesday have put environmentalists on edge, as it will affect fragile local ecosystem.
Thousands of cubic meters of oil spill near Kibbutz Ketura; representative of Ministry of the Environment says will take months if not years to rehabilitate the area.
By BEN HARTMAN,REUTERS
Following the resignation of Amir Peretz from his post as environmental protection minister two weeks ago, green groups advocate for an immediate replacement.
Traffic police and emergency teams taking precautions to deal with effects of severe weather conditions; forecast predicts more rain, high winds and some flooding.
Besides the beautiful and unique flora, there is an amazing view of Tel Arad and the Judean Desert from Har Amas.
By MEITAL SHARABI
In an effort to attract visitors to the beautiful Ramot Menashe Biosphere Reserve, the council decided to hold a Sounds of Nature music festival.
A trek on the Israel National Trail toward Ein Mata is a wonderful introduction to nature after the cold winter.
Participants can touch, handle, and even pick and eat the many fruits and vegetables they encounter during the tour.
An excerpt from a new book on the country’s woodlands in honor of Tu Bishvat, the Jewish New Year for the Trees.
By ALON TAL
A ‘veritable terrestrial coral reef,’ the diversity of plant and wildlife in the Evrona Nature Reserve is threatened by five million liters of crude oil seeping into its soil
The city’s northwest will be dedicated to environmentally friendly construction.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
News briefs from around the nation.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Are you thinking about the environment when disposing of your holiday trash?
With new legislation, Israel’s ‘nylon’ carrier bags will become scarcer and, ultimately, obsolete.
The South offers more than wildflowers in the cooler weather – a tour of the northern Negev also spotlights strange creatures, recreational sites, monuments and a defunct reservoir.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
In addition to global warming, excess CO2 is also responsible for breathing difficulties, pollution and nutritionally poor grains.
ICRC recommends improved coordination with local authorities to rehabilitate urban services.
University of Haifa’s ecology lab says rare tadpole may be result of pollution.
Campaign picked up over 400,000 views online.
Why the sight of a beetle drowning in spilled oil should sadden and worry us all.
By LIAT COLLINS