Police seize 19.6 kg of cocaine, 43 kg of heroin valued at NIS 10 million, catch Beduin running contraband in Mazda 6 near Jordan.
In its fourth year, Limmud Arava – a two-day Jewish study program that attracts mostly secular participants – is still going strong.
Concentrated solar power facility launched by environment and infrastructure firm includes about 100 parabolic troughs.
A team of Americans plans to bring the solar tulip technology of Yavne-based AORA Solar to the sprawling Arizona desert.
The Arava International Center for Agricultural Training hosts several hundred agricultural university students each year.
The Top Environment story of 2011, according to JPost reader votes.
The tree, now 2.5-meters tall, was grown from a 2,000-year-old seed that archeologists found at a Masada dig in the 1960s.
For the price of a few rows of houses and a few richer land developers, Israel risks losing a small, rare gem of nature supporting a unique array of sand-adapted flora and fauna.
Contractors intended to begin mining in Arava Desert's Samar sand dunes; green groups SPNI, INPA, Sabab'a move in to prevent project from starting.
Officially launched last June, the 4.95-megawatt, NIS 80 million Ketura Sun field stands on an 80- dunam piece of land.