Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline company to pay NIS 100 million for oil spill

On December 3, 2014, 5 million liters of oil spilled close to the town of Be’er Ora, approximately 20 km. north of Eilat, and badly damaged the Evrona Nature Reserve.

Remnants of a car involved in a car accident in the Arava where two children died
3 children, including 2 French olim, killed in car accidents in Israel

Sisters Shirel and Mila Ben-Simon, who had made aliyah with their family from France three months ago, died in a collision on Route 90 the Arava on Thursday. They were four and seven.

An Egyptian spiny-tailed lizard in the South.
Egyptian spiny-tailed lizard spotted in Israel's South

The endangered species is native to the region and is harmless to humans, eating only leaves and vegetation.

The welcoming banner to the 'Almost Cut My Hair' festival
Festival review: Half a thousand strong at Israel’s Woodstock

Almost Cut My Hair: Celebrating 50 years since Woodstock * Camel Bar Camping, Arava * April 3-5

A laughingthrush lands on a birdwatcher's binoculars.
Week of events in Israeli desert celebrates nature

"24/Nature" event held in memory of Prof. Amotz Zehavi, reknowned zoologist.

STUDENTS AT the USAID-funded Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, located on Kibbutz Ketura
Diplomatic Affairs: The anti-terrorism price tag

Clean water and Israeli-Palestinian coexistence efforts become collateral damage of new Trump administration legislation.

An Israeli festival dedicated to the Arava's dates

The festival, from November 8 to 10, will include activities for the whole family.

Solar power
Israel farmers under threat from government's import policies

"The citizens of Israel will eat zucchini from Turkey and the West Bank and the Israeli zucchini that we grow here on Israeli earth and in the Arava will be thrown in the garbage."

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