Knesset C'tee set to select representative for picking next Attorney-General
Prime Minister’s Office gears up for battle in US against Iran accord
Two-states-for-two-peoples caucus head Hilik Bar to present diplomatic plan
US candidate Huckabee says Obama marching Israelis to 'door of the oven'
Chris Brown arrives in Tel Aviv, shows off acrobatic skills at beach
Israel Museum rocks
Home is where the art is
Soccer: Israel anticipates massive World Cup qualifying challenge
Basketball: Coach Edelstein announces Israel roster
Israel drawn into group with Italy, Spain for World Cup qualifying
Casspi showing NBA friends a good time in Israel
Families of 500 Ethiopian Israeli IDF soldiers to be brought to Israel
Conservative synagogue in Israel booby trapped
Palestinian Authority: Israel's escalation will have disastrous consequences
Youth arrested after yelling, 'Muhammad is a pig' at Temple Mount
Wanted Palestinian terror suspect runs from police and falls to his death
No sign of impending intifada despite rise in shootings
WATCH: Police release footage of clashes with Palestinian rioters on Temple Mount
Jewish educators called to UK authority meeting on Rosh Hashana
Movie theater shooter known as extremist with anti-Semitic ideas
UK student organization censures president over Coca-Cola ties with Israel
Illinois first state to divest pensions from companies that boycott Israel
Poll: US Jews more likely to back Iran deal than non-Jews
Obama slams Huckabee for invoking Holocaust in his criticism of Iran deal
UN cohesion 'ups the ante' in Congress battle over Iran, Moniz says
Immoral to say Israel should stay out of Iran accord debate in US, minister says
Iran launches charm offensive among wary Gulf Arabs
Report: ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John' is now running from ISIS
Why are Israeli Arabs joining Islamic State?
Obama and Erdogan agree to stop 'foreign fighters' crossing into Syria
Report: Three Israeli youths on Turkey-Syria border seeking to join ISIS
Analysis: In post-nuclear agreement Middle East, 'It’s Syria, stupid!'
PA official dismisses report Abbas planning to resign within two months
Medical marijuana to be available at pharmacies with prescription, deputy minister says
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The 'burning' question: To legalize or not to legalize?
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Natural gas coming to four Haifa factories
Works to prevent Ashkelon cliff erosion begin
Tel Aviv approves mega-project for green oasis above Ayalon Highway
New British ambassador announces water research programs for UK, Israeli scientists
Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives
Earth-like planet discovered beyond solar system
Buzz Aldrin to step foot in Israel for first time
Stories yield results: A look into the BOMAH strategy
Teva acquires Allergan in largest ever acquisition by an Israeli company
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Terra Incognita: Turkey doubles down in Syria and Iraq
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07.27.2015 | 11 Av, 5775
KKL-JNF’s world chairman tells ‘Post’ how the Jewish state’s largest green organization is working for future generations.
By STEVE LINDE
A joint Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian initiative to save the Jordan River and upgrade the area of the Jordan River Valley on both sides of the river is unveiled.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Move comes following pressure from Environmental Protection Ministry.
By SHARON UDASIN
"If we don't win here, the sand that is currently saving the cliff will be thrown into the deep sea," says Environmental Protection Minister.
The two solar-thermal power stations, together with a future photovoltaic plant at the site, are slated to provide about 2 percent of Israel's total electricity supply.
"An economy geared to climate action and focusing on energy efficiency offers major opportunities for growth," visiting German environment minister says.
With the new licenses, the three power stations will be able to sell electricity not only to the Israel Electric Corporation but also to large industrial and commercial consumers, Steinitz says.
Aligning emissions reduction plans with individual national interests will be crucial towards achieving systemic change for environmental protection goals.
Uri Ariel: Zero tolerance regarding animal abuse.
Three Haifa Bay plants showed unacceptably high air pollution emissions levels.
Entrance to the bypass road is open in both directions, with travel limited to a 50-km. per hour speed and regulated by four traffic circles.
All positions filed must be concise, not exceeding 10 pages, but can include attached documents and appendices, and may be used to formulate final recommendations.
Compromise outline among government officials and the natural gas companies will be conveyed to the full cabinet for final government approval.
Although this jellyfish is not harmful to humans, its arrival serves as a warning that many much more dangerous creatures could be capable of invading Israel's waters as well, the researchers warned.
Israel must respond to climate change, by both adapting to transforming environmental conditions and by working to mitigate the impact of the circumstances.
If filed, such a lawsuit would relate to the ecological damages caused by the company and would be unprecedented.
Since its founding in 1975 by the late MK Yosef Tamir, movement has grown from a fledgling organization to a group that houses most of Israel's environmental NGOs.
As members choose the winning hotspots, the project’s leaders would direct the funds to local, on-the-ground environmental organizations, capable of actually cementing the land purchase
Green Globe winners, and loser, to be recognized tomorrow as part of Knesset Environment Day.
The Green Knesset project, a comprehensive plan that aims to transform the house of parliament into a sustainable building, was launched in January 2014.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Environmental Protection Minister Avi Gabbay inaugurated the Greennet recycling plant on Tuesday afternoon.
Ministry publishes main principles of plan after environment ministers met over the weekend with city's mayor, members of task force appointed 2 weeks ago for formulating such a program.
The ministry drew its conclusions after examining the 2014 emissions of the heavy vehicle companies across the nation.
Over a 10-year period, about 780 of the 4,860 cancer cases found in the region likely resulted from air pollution.
In the past, the Samar sands area encompassed about 7 sq. km., of which only about 1.9 sq. km. remains today, the INPA said.
Cross-border study finds presence of endocrine disrupting chemicals minimal in Israeli, Palestinian treated wastewater.
Gilo says he is convinced that convinced government outline will not bring competition to sector.
Developed by Israeli researcher Yaron Zinger at Monash University in Australia, successful tests of the Biofilter have been completed already in Kfar Saba in 2010.
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.
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.
Martin Weyl, ancien directeur du Musée d’Israël, présente une nouvelle exposition photo qui explore les dangers du soleil
By BARRY DAVIS
Les débats qui font rage sur l’origine du nombre élevé de cancers dans la ville très polluée qu’est Haïfa n’ont pas fini de déchaîner les passions
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Reducing meat consumption could help avert a global disaster, according to Jewish vegetarian activist Richard Schwartz
By GAVRIEL FISKE
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.
Overfishing has had a particularly negative impact on the country's fish population, a problem that has been exacerbated by the presence of large fishing trawlers, the bill explains.
"The army does not carry out enforcement, and is even irritated by such enforcement,” says Environmental Protection deputy director for enforcement.
"Protecting the environment and animals is an integral part of our job," officer says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ministers approve bill for government to use more e-mail and less paper.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
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.
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.
Lush memorial gardens and a vast ecology project grace the Carmel.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Beauty and utility lurk in discarded wood pallets.
Hundreds of small springs support the various flora and fauna, here in the lowest point on earth.
By ITSIK MAROM
The city’s northwest will be dedicated to environmentally friendly construction.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
News briefs from around the nation.
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.
ICRC recommends improved coordination with local authorities to rehabilitate urban services.
The argument over the cause of high cancer rates in polluted Haifa continues.
The exclusion of the environmental protection minister from this cabinet is indeed a cause for concern.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR