environment

Cry me a river

A struggle over public access to a brook that runs through a kibbutz blends political trauma, social pain, and uniquely Israeli hard feelings

Destructive 'super-termites' discovered in Israel for the first time

The termite "destroys railroad tracks, telephone poles…and underground electricity lines causing power outages,” said Dr. Gilad Ben Tzvi.

30/09/2020
Is Jerusalem construction killing its green spaces?

The construction project for more than 5,000 housing units on the slope of the Reches Lavan illustrates the issue more than any other case.

17/09/2020
Israeli initiative aims to protect urban wild plants

Ringer sees great importance in preserving urban wild plants, often referred to as “weeds,” or “nuisances,” unwelcome in gardens and public spaces.

By RACHELI WACKS , ZAVIT/SCIENCE , ENVIRONMENT NEWS AGENCY
14/09/2020
Israel's WHO scientists playing a key role in making the world healthier

#13 - Who's Who at WHO: Dorit Nitzan and Sinaia Netanyahu

Most beaches declared clean at end of summer following awareness campaign

As part of its initiative the Environmental Protection Ministry helps the local authorities with enforcement activities on Israel's beaches during the summer months.

Ecologists sound alarm over destruction of biodiversity in Negev

Development in desert region threaten species, including some found in no other country

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
10/09/2020
Gila Gamliel at a weekly cabinet meeting, March 10th, 2019
Environment Ministry seeks removal of plasticware from govt. offices

The idea was promoted by the Green Procurement Forum, a group of government ministries which is led by the accountant-general and the Environmental Protection Ministry.

SPNI to receive Shimon Peres Award for longstanding ties with German NGOs

The award, which is funded by the German Foreign Ministry and The German-Israeli Future Forum, is given out each year for special contributions to Israeli-German ties.

08/09/2020
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