Israel's environment, due to the country's size and climate, is very susceptible to crises. This has made it a world leader in environmental solutions like water management, the use of solar energy, clean tech, environmental planning, recycling and agricultural technology. 'Environment' provides you with the latest environmental news from Israel.
When beach-goers litter, the waste washes out to sea and may break up into smaller pieces.
"The establishment of INPA's new intelligence unit has a significant contribution in our efforts to advance law enforcement and protecting wildlife," Shamir added.
Volunteering activities range from beach cleaning, park and reserve maintenance and tour trips to archeological sites.
"Unfortunately, the process of declaring a nature reserve in Israel is too long and in the end both nature and man pay the price," Goldstein added.
The mountain has a very long human history. In the northern cliffs, the Arbel fortress is carved into the cliff.
In the small area of the "Jerusalem Mountains" alone, there are about 60-70 such springs. Some of them can be visited very easily by car or public transport.
On these routes you will find magical picnic spots and scenic beach strips, perfect for a sunset walk.
As the lake is an ecological lake it might appear green for the first few weeks because of the seaweed. However this is safe for animals, trees and people.
The Jordan River tributaries offer both "wet" and "dry" hikes.
Pro tip: start with your closet.
Water Hikes involve walking long stretches inside the stream-bed either wading or swimming.
Palestinians have launched explosive kites and balloons into Israel, burning over 7,000 acres of land, damaging the local ecosystems for years in a way that will hurt both Israelis and Palestinians.
From the bike-sharing program Tel-O-Fun to its new car-sharing service, the city is trying to reduce congestion and improve air quality.
For a green country, there's plenty of room for environmental improvement in Israel.
Just as that crown is associated with suffering and death followed by resurrection, the researchers hope the tree can help support life in areas threatened by deadly heat.
In a bid to stay competitive, executives from the energy giant toured the country last week, meeting with and looking at investments in several Israeli start-ups.
Revealing the connection between religion and ecology
Police in northern Israel stopped a vehicle that was found to have eight stolen goats in the trunk.
The suit documents massive contamination from Rotem Amfert Negev and Dead Sea Priclase Fused Products of the Havurat Yehudah aquifer.
Such a move would put Israel on the map of eco-innovation.
Planting the 'right kind' of forests could have a measurably positive influence on the climate and help offset global warming.
There has been a notable drop off in the number of birds to winter in Israel over the last 20 years.
After feasting on cat food, Sherman the hedgehog has made remarkable strides in shedding his extra grams.
It's time to bring out your winter coat.
While a chubby hedgehog may sound endearing, Sherman experienced difficulty walking due to his extra weight.
Sharks enjoy swimming in the warm water pumped into the sea by the Hadera power station, but Israeli divers are warned not to come too close.
With Israel apparently approaching a fifth-consecutive dry year, the Kinneret has dropped to dangerously low levels.
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.
Antitrust commissioner: 'Companies have enormous power over the government'
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.
Steinitz calls compromise outline over Leviathan "balanced, responsible and appropriate."
Kahlon cited a conflict of interest in the case due to his friendship with Koby Maimon.
Cross-border study finds presence of endocrine disrupting chemicals minimal in Israeli, Palestinian treated wastewater.
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.'
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.
Likud member makes remarks at minister exchange ceremony with outgoing post-hold Silvan Shalom.
Water scarcity is a real challenge facing many countries around the globe, and education may hold the key to preserving this crucial resource.
Sources: Enabling int'l gas sales from Tamar prior to Leviathan’s connection would permit companies to advance deals with neighboring countries.
Daniel Pipes to ‘Post’: Only Israel, with its cutting-edge scientific prowess, can offer assistance to the region.
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.
Canstruction is a non-profit organization with canned food art exhibitions in over 150 cities worldwide annually.
Tech giant teams up with Israel's Society for the Protection of Nature.
Go online, call your travel consultant, but find alternative flights that you can suggest to the airline employee.
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.